RIVER CLUB DEVELOPMENT

“Walk of Resistance” against Amazon site

A petition signed by 50,000 people opposing the R4.5bn mega-development has been handed over to Mayor Dan Plato

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17 June 2021

UCT comes to defence of professor accused of racism

Battle over the future of the River Club has become extremely nasty

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1 June 2021

Blow for activists in River Club development

MEC has dismissed appeals against the issue of an environmental authorisation

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1 March 2021

Province goes to court over River Club ruling

The Public Works department wants the Heritage Tribunal’s findings overturned

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29 October 2020

R4 billion River Club development clears major obstacle

Environmental Authorisation given despite outstanding heritage matters and civil society opposition

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27 August 2020

Tribunal slams province and City over River Club developments

Government accused of political posturing in support of a private developer rather than working with Heritage Western Cape

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18 April 2020

Heritage Western Cape slams River Club development plan

The area along the Liesbeek is recognised as a sacred space, says HWC

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19 February 2020

Support for property developer angers Khoi leadership

A statement claiming First Nations support for River Club development is rejected by tribal authorities

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7 February 2020

Fierce battle over future of landmark Cape Town site

Developers and government manoeuvre to realise ten-storey buildings at River Club, while Khoi organisations fight for land they say is sacred

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27 November 2019