According to the report, basic services in Marikana are temporary, “anonymous and dehumanising”.
UNTU which is the majority union at Prasa wants the rail agency to be integrated with Transnet.
A report by the Community Safety department in the Western Cape finds that detectives are under-resourced, lack training and that their work is not guided by intelligence.
The deployment of the army in Cape Flats townships invokes the states of emergency of the 1980s. It’s a different time, a different war.
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.
Members of the South African National Defence Force were expected to be deployed in gang and crime ridden areas of Cape Town on Friday.