Land occupiers whose homes in Empolweni and Ethembeni were wrecked by the flood of sewage have appealed to the City of Cape Town for help but the City is refusing.
Ilitha Park and Phakamisa residents in Khayelitsha protested outside the municipal offices against high water bills on Thursday.
As Day Zero draws near, the Democratic Alliance’s PR machine was hard at work trying to mend the image of the official opposition that has been dented by infighting as taps run dry.
The lack of effective street lighting has contributed immensely to the escalation of crime in the Greater Nyanga district and surrounding areas. Cape Town’s communities are urging the authorities to take responsibility for their security and do something about visible policing – and night visibility.