To mark Human Rights Day and to stand in solidarity with the global climate movement, the marchers called for system change.
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.
The outcry against plans for an offshore seismic survey by Shell on the Eastern Cape coast is growing.
Activists called for a change of leadership at the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, and for the capitalist economy to be uprooted.
Droughts are expected to become more frequent in southern Africa as climate change heralds extreme weather events globally.