The protesting farmers, with the support of the broader community in India, are fighting for the security of government-regulated markets for their produce.
The police minister says that the killing of six men in Khayelitsha at the weekend is linked to extortion rackets.
The end of January marks the end of the Social Relief of Distress grant of R350, disbursed by Sassa, but civil society organisations have called for an extension.
Long snaking queues are still the order of the day at the social security agency, Sassa, after 302 days of lockdown in South Africa.
Suspended Truda Foods workers say they have been asking for a meeting with the company CEO as the local managers do not listen to their grievances.
The union representing the Go-Bet workers says it wants the workers to be preferred creditors as the company still owes them their Covid relief money.
The organisations are also demanding that a comprehensive plan for a guaranteed basic income be put in place in the next national budget.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
On World Day for Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa will go on strike against austerity measures and pro-business economic policies.