The SAHRC inquiry into child health in the Eastern Cape found that between April 2021 and March 2022, 116 children died of severe acute malnutrition.
Food prices have gone up in Zimbabwe whilst the minimum wage has remained stagnant.
Nombanjana’s taps have been dry since 2014 but the villagers received no emergency relief during the covid-19 lockdown. When leaders protested to the Amathola District Municipality, they were arrested.
Ex-mineworkers in Cape Town are cautiously optimistic about getting monies owed to them by mining companies.