The 9,6 percent tariff for those who get electricity from Eskom and the 8,6 percent for those who get it from the City of Cape Town will come into effect as from 1 April.
Silvertown’s water supply quadrupled thanks to covid-19 with the installation of three taps.
Civil society, community-based organisations, trade unions and activists protested in major cities and towns around the country to demand better living and working conditions.
Protests around the country to mark the start of a national campaign by different organisations to build and connect community struggles against covid-19 and government austerity took place on Saturday, 1 August.
Housing organisations marched against evictions that are a feature of the state’s response to the growing wave of land occupations around the City.
With just over 70 days to Day Zero, community groups from different communities in Cape Town marched to the Civic Centre to register their dissatisfaction with the way the City of Cape Town has and is continuing to manage the water crisis.
The Shoprite workers dismissed from the Pelican Park Cente supermarket picketed outside the shopping centre in Cape Town on Friday. They have galvanized support from activists and community members, and have started a crowd funding initiative to sustain their struggle.