To mark Human Rights Day and to stand in solidarity with the global climate movement, the marchers called for system change.
The ongoing blockade of learner transport operators in Khayelitsha has resulted in over 13,000 learners missing school since Monday.
Picketers called on the South African government and the Southern African Development Community to take action against the killing of activists in the region.
The unions have given the government seven days to respond positively to their memorandum or face further strike action.
The finance minister announced the extension of the SRD grant by a year while activists are calling for a basic income grant of R1,500 a month.
Three families who were allocated houses in Forest Village in Eerste Rivier want answers from the MEC for human settlements after they discovered that ‘their’ houses are occupied.
Workers in twelve major centres around the country marched for decent and improved working conditions.
The climate activists called out the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy for being the biggest stumbling block to a just transition from fossil fuels.
Residents of Site B in Khayelitsha protest the area’s sewer system while the City of Cape Town blames them for blockages and overflow.
Activists called for a change of leadership at the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, and for the capitalist economy to be uprooted.