During his visit to the Port Elizabeth area, Health Minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize admitted that the health facilities in the Eastern Cape are in an appalling state.
Healthcare workers at Frere hospital in East London say that their working conditions have not changed since they last protested in June.
A joint inspection survey by trade unions and the government reveals that most food producers in Zimbabwe are complying with covid-19 regulations but testing remains a challenge.
As Gauteng becomes the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa, the residents of Alexandra say that service delivery has already been affected.
Nurses in Zimbabwe were met with police batons and arrests as they demanded better working conditions, improved salaries and provision of PPE.
The coronavirus has exposed the ailing public health system and the inequalities between private and public healthcare.
Workers and unions continue to be on the defensive under covid-19 conditions as many employers are putting their profits ahead of workers’ health and safety.
Municipal workers in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality march for insourcing and danger allowance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ex-mineworkers in South Africa and in the region say they will continue fighting for what is due to them amid the coronavirus outbreak