Bus drivers went on a national strike demanding better working conditions that include salary increases, insourcing and medical aid benefits for the drivers.
During her budget speech in March, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille announced a rise in water tariffs to deal with the water crisis in Cape Town. With Day Zero being moved to next year, the City is adamant that the tariffs will ensure that they deliver the services at the required level.
Trade unions and community activists came out against the implementation of the minimum wage and the proposed labour law amendments.
Speaking at a public seminar organised by PLAAS, Professor Ruth Hall from the University of the Western Cape argued that there is no need to change the Constitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
The case against suspects facing charges of murder and attempted murder that appeared in Athlone Magistrate Court has been postponed to 16 April.
Zwelethu Occupation Movement from Khayelitsha picketed outside provincial police headquarters demanding justice for murdered leaders.
Despite the Supreme Court ruling the Cape Town Refugee Office is still not open for first time asylum seekers.
Allegations of housing corruption have been made against Ward 44 councillor in Cape Town by members of the community who have been on the City’s housing list for years while Councillor Anthony Moses has been living in a Community Rental Unit since 2011. As a councillor, they say, his income should disqualify him from residency there.
PAC leader wants the coloured community to join the fight for land as the Khoisan people were the first people to be fought off the land by the colonisers.
SAFTU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned that the new ANC leadership led by former NUM secretary, President Cyril Ramaphosa aims to erode all the gains that workers have fought for in the past.
On Human Rights Day, communities from informal settlements in Cape Town marched for land for housing.
South Africa will be celebrating Human Rights Day on Wednesday but Langa Old Flats residents feel that their rights and dignity are being undermined.