Support given to poor households is being taken away by the municipality’s insistence on the recovery of costs for services.
Not finding anyone to receive their memorandum at the Civic Centre and at Parliament, the protestors vowed to return in the next few days.
It has been six days since the occupiers of Arcadia Place were evicted and living on the streets outside the building in Observatory.
According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.
SAFTU and United Front have called for a consumer boycott of goods sourced from Oak Valley Estate.
The SA Human Rights Commission will be conducting an inspection of Oak Valley Estate after SAFTU filed a complaint against the farm.
Eindhoven backyarders say that they will not allow the housing project to continue if they are not going to benefit.
A community protest to support the Oak Valley strikers has been met by police violence and threats from ‘Coloured’ workers.
Workers at Oak Valley Farm have been on strike since Monday. With support from the nearby Grabouw community, they aim to lead a shutdown of the town.
Farmworkers and their organisations organised a speak-out to highlight the new wave of evictions that is said to be linked to calls for expropriation of land without compensation.