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Hermanus backyarders hope government will buy land

Court case to remove land occupiers postponed pending negotiations

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 6 September 2019
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Hermanus evictions: hearing postponed

Community leader denies municipality’s claim that some households earn R17,000

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 June 2019
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Police and protesters accused of brutality in Hermanus

Cele promises to bring IPID to Zwelihle to investigate

By Tariro Washinyira and Chumani Mazwi - 25 July 2018
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In photos: Bheki Cele versus Hermanus protesters

Tensions escalate in Zwelihle following assault on police officer and subsequent house raids by SAPS

Text by Chumani Mazwi. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 21 July 2018
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In photos: Hermanus protests

Community want charges dropped against arrested leader

By Ashraf Hendricks - 16 July 2018
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Emergency housing for Hermanus community

But unclear if it will be enough to placate protesters

By Tariro Washinyira - 5 July 2018
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Hopes raised that Zwelihle residents will get Schulphoek land

SAHRC commissioner says “breakthrough” over land for more housing; but protests have not stopped

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 May 2018
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More Hermanus protesters released on bail

Of the 69 arrested in housing protests, 39 are now out of custody

By Eryn Scannell - 19 April 2018
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Seven Hermanus protesters released on bail

Charges have been dropped against six of the 69 arrested so far

By Eryn Scannell - 13 April 2018
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Hermanus residents come out in support of arrested protesters

Scores in court, charged with public violence

By Annie Cebulski and Eryn Scannell - 11 April 2018

Controversial land deal comes back to haunt Hermanus

Madikizela promises protesters a piece of Schulphoek land

By Rebecca Redelmeier - 28 March 2018
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Hundreds of immigrants displaced in Hermanus

Unrest follows attempted land occupation

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 March 2018