TAFELBERG

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Activists suspect security company of attacking them

“Leave this building, you cannot stay here. This building doesn’t belong to you!”

By Zoe Postman - 21 August 2017
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Armed attack on occupiers of Helen Bowden Nurses Home

Activists believe it was politically motivated

By Zoe Postman - 24 July 2017
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Activists go to court to overturn Tafelberg sale

Campaigners want Sea Point property to be used for affordable housing

By Safura Abdool Karim and GroundUp Staff - 8 May 2017
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Activists occupy Cape Town building for over a month

“They thought if they switched the electricity off we were going to move out, but we won’t”

By Trevor Bohatch - 3 May 2017
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National Treasury and Western Cape government in spat over Tafelberg sale

Premier’s office warns about distortion by “political agendas”

By Trevor Bohatch - 18 April 2017
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City of Cape Town takes bold step in Tafelberg battle

Sea Point could be eligible for affordable housing subsidy

By Ashleigh Furlong - 28 March 2017
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Housing activists occupy state-owned buildings near Cape Town centre

Civil disobedience action follows provincial government’s decision not to build social housing on Tafelberg property in Sea Point

By GroundUp Staff - 27 March 2017
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Jewish Capetonians sign petition calling for social housing at Tafelberg

Tafelberg property could “advance equality and integration”

By Barbara Maregele - 13 March 2017
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Minister Madikizela prejudges Tafelberg debate

He should recuse himself from decision on affordable housing for Sea Point property

By Jared Rossouw - 27 January 2017
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“We are part of Sea Point. We want to live here.”

Methodist Church packed as residents discuss future of Tafelberg

By Nathan Geffen - 20 January 2017
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Tafelberg study a breakthrough, say activists

270 units proposed for low-income households on Sea Point property

By Ashleigh Furlong - 18 November 2016
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Feasibility study for Tafelberg to be released tomorrow

"We have waited long enough" says activist

By David Doochin - 17 November 2016
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Housing activists block access to Public Works department

They protested that the Western Cape government's feasibility study on the controversial Tafelberg property is overdue

By Colleen Monaghan - 15 November 2016
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State offices instead of housing for the poor

Proceeds from contentious sale of Tafelberg School will be used to fund provincial offices, not social projects

By Rejul Bejoy and Ashleigh Furlong - 24 July 2016
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Sea Point workers march against Tafelberg sale, as objection period ends

“We are sick and tired of the backyard" says domestic worker

By Stephanie Kelly - 9 June 2016
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Letter from Zackie Achmat to Premier Helen Zille

“If you commit to building affordable housing you will be addressing our resistance with humility and as a leader”

By Zackie Achmat - 9 June 2016