Homeless people complain that they cannot afford the R8 entry fee charged at the Kotze Street shelter which belongs to the City of Johannesburg.
As World Homeless Day was marked, the City of Cape Town declared it intends appealing a court ruling that it pay compensation to homeless people it removed from District 6.
Despite the ongoing national state of disaster that prohibits evictions, the Department of Public Works says it demolished new and under construction structures that interfere with an airport runway.
After the mass killings in Marikana informal settlement, Cape Town, on the weekend that took 11 lives, the full force of ministerial bluster descended on the area to try reassure a community in shock. Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, continued with his tough talk as he presented a new Station Commander for the Philippi East Police Station.