The five workers who were arrested and charged for public violence appeared in Cape Town magistrate’s court on Thursday.
Another devastating fire has left 121 people in Khayelitsha homeless.
Ex-mineworkers in Cape Town are cautiously optimistic about getting monies owed to them by mining companies.
A survey by Elitsha reveals that women in informal settlements in Khayelitsha use toilets that lack privacy, safety and are not clean.
MyCiti bus project workers have been on an unprotected strike since the 15th of October to demand insourcing and equal pay for equal work.
Domestic worker unions and organisations have gathered in Cape Town to talk about improving the working and living conditions of domestic workers around the world.
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.
The striking workers are adamant that they will continue with the strike for insourcing that started in October.
A Khayelitsha animal clinic is facing funding difficulty whilst fighting one of the worst canine viral epidemics in more than two decades.
The striking MyCiti workers today had their first meeting with the City of Cape Town and the Vehicle Operating Companies.
Government officials used a transport imbizo held in Khayelitsha at the weekend to shift responsibility for catching the culprits of train arson to communities.
The striking by MyCiti project workers have been on strike for two weeks and there has been no negotiation with the outsourced companies or the City of Cape Town yet.