LAND

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

Shack dwellers install their own taps and toilets

8,000 families in Khayelitsha find ways to cope without city services

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News | 2 June 2021

City of Cape Town granted interdict against further unlawful occupation of District Six

“The rights of the lawful District Six Claimants must be protected” says judge

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News | 21 May 2021

Immigrants must also get land, say shack dwellers

Residents accuse community leaders of corruption and excluding immigrants from getting stands for houses

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News | 20 May 2021

Western Cape’s housing policy open for public comment

The province has set out guidelines for its municipalities

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Analysis | 20 May 2021