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.
The protest called by Santaco left thousands stranded on the first day of the two-day action.
LGBTQI+ workers say that the unions need to do more to protect them.
Members of the Khayelitsha Neighbourhood Watch used the imbizo to call for more support and resources to be allocated to them.
The 9,6 percent tariff for those who get electricity from Eskom and the 8,6 percent for those who get it from the City of Cape Town will come into effect as from 1 April.
The Cape Town leg of the anti-xenophobia march organised by a coalition of organisations known as Kopanang Africa Against Xenophobia, took place on Human Rights Day this week.
The unemployed say that the Covid-19 social relief grant of R350 does not meet their basic needs.