Small-scale fishers and coastal communities say that their livelihoods would be harmed by the Karpowership project.
Filthy toilets, illegal electricity and dilapidated houses a sore point for residents of Vaalkamers.
Residents of Site B in Khayelitsha protest the area’s sewer system while the City of Cape Town blames them for blockages and overflow.
Tyeni villagers endure many hardships to access basic necessities and they feel unsafe in their homes and neglected by government.
Activists called for a change of leadership at the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, and for the capitalist economy to be uprooted.
City Power’s latest effort to remove illegal connections will, like previous raids, prove futile as no legal supply of electricity even exists in these informal settlements.
Droughts are expected to become more frequent in southern Africa as climate change heralds extreme weather events globally.
Residents of Ramaphosa informal settlement say they want the company contracted to clean their toilets to employ people on shorter term bases to make more jobs available.
KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala, led the peace walk in Phoenix on Tuesday.