Residents of Khayelitsha’s informal settlements have to contend with communal toilets that do not flush or portable toilets they have to clean out themselves.
Security unions welcome the government’s proposal for extra training for guards but do not trust the government enough to provide it.
Stellenbosch backyard dwellers declare that they have exhausted peaceful engagement with the municipality
As public sector unions embarked on a strike on Tuesday in major centres around the country, they have threatened a full-blown strike on the 2nd of December if their demands are not met.
The protest called by Santaco left thousands stranded on the first day of the two-day action.
Diepsloot residents are troubled by uncollected rubbish and its potential impact on their health.
The public sector unions are planning a nationwide strike on Tuesday next week that will involve essential workers.
Sections of marginalised communities are denied access to healthcare in KZN.
The Zimbabwean government has announced that it will pay annual bonuses to public servants but some union leaders say it got away cheaply.
The unions are demanding 10% across the board and the withdrawal of the unilateral implementation of a 3% increase by government.
Residents say the local government has been promising to have the roads fixed since 2010.
Farmworkers say the 2012 demands for improvement of working and living conditions have still not been met