The surge in numbers of students testing positive is a cause for concern for universities in the Eastern Cape.
School patrollers and covid-19 brigades say they have not been paid for the past three months.
The organisations are also demanding that a comprehensive plan for a guaranteed basic income be put in place in the next national budget.
The Public Service Commission announced that all civil servants will receive a top-up on their salaries but it does not match teachers’ salary demand.
The unhygienic situation is a sign of an uncaring government.
Eastern Cape careworkers feel hopeful after meeting with the Department of Health.
Media freedom is under threat in Zimbabwe under cover of lockdown regulations to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
The Eastern Cape Health Department assured care workers they would be signing permanent contracts on the 1st of June. In the midst of a pandemic against which they are frontline combatants, care workers in the Eastern Cape are still temporary workers.
There seems not to be an end in sight for the ailing health system in Zimbabwe as the government takes a hardline against the strike.
Community organisations and activists that favoured the closure of schools differ over whether Grades seven and twelve should return to school in the Western Cape.
Despite government’s repeated promises to upgrade sanitation facilities in South African schools, pit toilets are all that is available to 200 learners at the school, and only one is usable.