Informal meat traders at Embengweni in Khayelitsha were ordered to stop operating just three days after the ban on informal food sellers was lifted.
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.
Vendors that trade at central line stations say that the suspension of the railway service has negatively affected them.
With some help from the municipality, waste-pickers in Paarl have formed a co-operative to make themselves a living out of collecting material for recycling.
Nangona kwachithwa ikhulu elinamashumi asibhozo ezigidi zerandi (R180million) kwisikhululo sikaloliwe sase Kuyasa kodwa indawo zoshishino zisavaliwe.
Despite spending R180-million on the Kuyasa Interchange in 2008, the market stalls at the station have remained white elephants.
It is no longer business as usual for people trading in chickens along Govan Mbeki Road in Philippi as a results of the avian influenza outbreak.