Despite spending R180-million on the Kuyasa Interchange in 2008, the market stalls at the station have remained white elephants.
The small-scale farmers need common grazing lands to be opened by the municipality so that they can raise their livestock.
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.
The call by the Western Cape government for the deployment of the SANDF in crime ridden areas of the City has received mixed reactions from Community Police Forums.
The police minister went on a walkabout in Manenberg, one of the townships in the Western Cape where crime is spiraling. Eighteen people have been killed in a space of four days.
The transport minister and his deputy got stuck on a train in what looked like a public relations stunt.