The small-scale farmers need common grazing lands to be opened by the municipality so that they can raise their livestock.
Njengoba inkqubo yokuphuhliswa kwamatyotyombe ingumgaqo-nkqubo ka rhulumente, isixeko saseKapa sithi asizukubabonelela ngenkonzo abahlali base Azania Square
While the upgrading of informal settlements programme is government policy to tackle their developmental challenges, the City of Cape Town says that it will not provide services to the new settlement.
The City of Cape Town blames illegal dumping by residents for the overflowing sewage in Kosovo and Samora Machel.
According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.
Marikana residents will continue without streets lights that could curb crime in the area as the City of Cape Town awaits the outcome of its appeal against a court order that it acquire the land from the private owner.
Organisations representing poor and working class people who have borne the brunt of the marauding Red Ants in the past, are celebrating the suspension of the company. .