The strategy by SASSA to stagger payments of social grants fails as elderly and disabled people and shoppers stand in long queues in poor communities around Cape Town.
A group of residents and activists picketed outside Khayelitsha Training Centre on Tuesday demanding that the City of Cape Town re-connects their water so that they maintain best hygiene practice as it is one of the means to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Getting any kind of service from a government department is going to be more difficult than usual when the lockdown will leave just skeleton staff in place. Photo by Mzi Velapi
A small business owner at the Khayelitsha Mall says that the fire that engulfed Shoprite stores on Tuesday was like a final nail in the coffin for small businesses at the mall.
Measures to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus are blocking applicants for social grants.
In a matter of ten days, the number of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in South Africa jumped from one to 62 cases.
Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain residents will have to put up with limited public transport for a long time to come.
Cosatu’s plan to save Eskom slammed for missing the mark on renewable energy and community involvement.