LAND

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020

Railway line shack dwellers trash ward councillor

Protesters are demanding services and recognition for Eyadini informal settlement in Cape Town

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26 October 2020

Court order has big implications for land expropriation

Municipality must return land to 84-year-old pensioner because it didn’t obtain his consent, suggesting that parts of the Expropriation Act are unconstitutional

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23 October 2020

No housing on Rondebosch Golf Club for now

City says the land is unsuitable, but Ndifuna Ukwazi says the decision is “blindingly shortsighted”

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22 October 2020

Housing protest after Gauteng “delivers nothing” on 2018 promise

Protesters want to know what happened to the Rapid Land Release Program

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22 October 2020

Farm workers march for land

Government has committed to land redistribution in all provinces except Gauteng and Western Cape

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16 October 2020

Protests erupt over slow relocation of PE shack dwellers

Vehicles stoned and roads closed by Vastrap, Qunu and Jaagvlakte informal settlement residents

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2 October 2020

Understanding the groundbreaking Tafelberg judgment

218-page ruling orders the Province and the City to redress the legacy of spatial apartheid

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9 September 2020

Relocation of 1,500 Dunoon families postponed until at least next year

Neighbouring business owners object to relocation, say there are better alternatives

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8 September 2020

Illegal occupations affect us all, says Mayco member

Over 300 land occupations in the Cape Town metro since January

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3 September 2020

Plato accused of recruiting whites to help against “land invaders”

Mayor’s message mainly aimed at middle-class residents, say veteran social activists

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1 September 2020

Deaf people lose houses to land occupation

Khayelitsha occupation divides community leadership

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20 August 2020

Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

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5 August 2020

Partially blind woman faces eviction

The owner of the shack Siphiwe Mdluli rents wants to move back in

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4 August 2020

Land occupations displace initiation schools

“If they build their shacks on these sites, what will happen to their culture?”

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31 July 2020

PE shack dwellers shut down neighbourhood

“We want to get the attention of this municipality. But if officials don’t address us we will stop all the projects in this ward.”

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30 July 2020