The University of Cape Town on Tuesday morning confirmed reports that “four cars were set alight at .
Sesi Skosana was among 150 employees dismissed from Shoprite in Kwaggafontein last month after they embarked on a strike against their manager.
"I have two children and live with my mother. Life was hard while I was working - it's worse now," Skosana, 25, said yesterday.
Houses in this semi-rural area are built with mud and there are no tarred roads except on the Moloto main road.
Job opportunities are at the shopping mall. "There are no more jobs in this area," she said .
But after she saw ANC president Jacob Zuma at a rally yesterday, her hopes for a better life were revived. "At least ubaba uZuma knows that there is a poor area called Kwaggafontein that needs his help. He comes from a similar place in KwaZulu-Natal."
At the rally, Zuma handed out food parcels to families.