Land

Diep River floodplain families will fight eviction

The City of Cape Town has started an eviction process now that the moratorium has lifted with the end of the State of Disaster

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News | 12 April 2022

Protesters say poor people excluded from housing indaba

Demonstrations outside and inside convention centre at Cape Town launch of land release programme

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News | 8 April 2022

Stand-off at River Club between opposing First Nations groups

This follows judgment interdicting further development of Amazon’s headquarters

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Brief | 22 March 2022

Municipal officials accused of complicity in land grab

Buffalo City denies it but has launched a probe

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News | 3 February 2022

Watch: Half-a-century later, these apartheid victims have got their land back

Removed in the 1960s, the Bakubung clan have finalised the list of beneficiaries of their land claim

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Video | 18 January 2022

Human Rights Commission asked to look into post-apartheid forced removal

255 people live in dire circumstances in “Soweto” in Mthatha after they were forcefully relocated in 2012

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News | 18 October 2021

Millions of rands in suspicious transactions found in accounts of Limpopo land claimants

Court upholds decision to withdraw state funding for Moletele Community Property Association

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Law | 18 August 2021

Families living along Cape Town railway line to be resettled

Court rules that the land occupiers must get basic services on new land

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News | 6 August 2021

Farm dwellers and emerging farmers clash with each other and government over land

Families that have resided on Bapsfontein farm for many decades fear eviction

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News | 29 July 2021

Frustrated Vrygrond residents protest destruction of chicken coop

The community has started to rebuild the structure

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News | 16 July 2021

New Land Court Bill seeks to address slow processing of land claims

The bill would establish two new courts: a Land Court and Land Court of Appeal

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Law | 12 July 2021

Siqalo shack dwellers want solar power

Residents are asking the City of Cape Town to subsidise a model they say worked in Stellenbosch

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News | 8 July 2021

Makeshift church takes in flood victims in Bloekombos

Nomava Mboniswa offered her zinc church structure after she saw images of the flood on TV

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News | 8 July 2021

Where are our ward councillors? ask flood victims

Shacks flooded by heavy rains in Khayelitsha

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News | 2 July 2021

Homes flooded after Diep River bursts its banks

Community-built Dunoon barrier fails to save people from winter floods

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Brief | 2 July 2021

Court orders Zulu King’s trust to pay back millions

Ingonyama land leases stripped people living on ancestral land of their customary rights

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Law | 11 June 2021