Xenophobia continues to rear its ugly head without check from the authorities.
The informal economy workers are one of the group of workers who are bearing the brunt of the pandemic as some have lost their livelihoods.
Informal economy workers in Zimbabwe say the government imposed the lockdown without making sure they would have means to survive.
Vendors that trade at central line stations say that the suspension of the railway service has negatively affected them.
In May 2008, xenophobic attacks swept through South Africa leaving 62 people dead and 21 of whom were South African citizens. Elitsha spoke to foreign nationals in Port Elizabeth Central to ask whether they feel safe or not.
With almost 7.2 million domestic workers, Brazil has ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189, covering decent work for those carrying out domestic tasks in the home.