Residents of TR section say they have to deal with maggots and faeces smell everywhere ever since the cleaning and collecting of buckets was suspended in October due to extortion gangs.
Extortion is a trending crime that has impacted construction projects nationally. Cape Town is beefing up security and offering rewards for tip-offs.
Speakers at the memorial service of slain politician and businessman, Loyiso Nkohla, urged the communities to continue with the struggle. Nkohla joined the ANC in 2004, the DA in 2016, and the Land Party and Patriotic Alliance since then.