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.
According to Mqapheli Bonono of Abahlali baseMjondolo it will take the people living in informal settlements in Durban the longest time to get their lives back together again.
Alexandra was shutdown by protestors on Wednesday demanding that the deterioration of the township be stopped.
A group of about 30 residents from Blowey informal settlement in Makhaza, recently protested outside the Khayelithsa SASSA offices demanding relief in cash instead of the food vouchers they have received.
18 structures were demolished by the Anti-Land Invasion Unit of the City of Cape Town on open land adjacent to a ‘temporary’ settlement
Another devastating fire has left 121 people in Khayelitsha homeless.
It has been 23 days since the fire and residents of Silvertown informal settlement are still battling to put their lives back together. They have not received disaster funds and identity documents and birth certificates they lost in the fire have still to be replaced.