The City of Cape Town has deployed auxiliary law enforcement officers to improve the security of commuters on buses.
The #TotalShutDown protest in Cape Town blocked roads a year after first attempting to stop traffic to highlight violence in communities, poor policing and a lack of service delivery.
Protestors say that the promises that the President made are not enough to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence.
The Movement for Change and Social Justice joined with Realistic, Gugulethu Development Forum and Gugulethu Progressive Development Forum to march to various government entities around the township to deliver their memorandum of demands for better services.
Despite spending R180-million on the Kuyasa Interchange in 2008, the market stalls at the station have remained white elephants.
The small-scale farmers need common grazing lands to be opened by the municipality so that they can raise their livestock.
While the upgrading of informal settlements programme is government policy to tackle their developmental challenges, the City of Cape Town says that it will not provide services to the new settlement.
According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.