Land

Conditions in Greyton settlement worsen as land restitution process drags on

Madiba Park families still in limbo five years after protests

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News | 30 May 2024

Families fear eviction from old train yard

Some have lived in “Oya Town” near Maitland Station for eight years

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Photo Essay | 28 May 2024

Tshwane abandons Marry Me settlement: Broken promises leave 450 families in limbo

City says the land is private and is not in the process of being formalised

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Brief | 21 May 2024

Dozens of shacks demolished in Midrand

Shackdwellers say they’ll keep rebuilding because they have nowhere else to go

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News | 14 May 2024

Concourt rules out R2-billion damages claim by Zimbabwean farmers

Afriforum, supporting the farmers, says it will continue the legal fight in other countries

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Law | 6 May 2024

Families to leave ancestral lands as coal mine expands

Land Claims Court orders Mpumalanga mine to build them permanent houses

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News | 3 May 2024

Housing activists confront Western Cape Premier at coffee shop

Campaigners want government car parks developed for affordable inner city housing

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News | 29 April 2024

Widow’s shack demolished six times since September

100 shacks demolished by JMPD in Rabie Ridge on Saturday

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News | 24 April 2024

Housing activists lose Tafelberg case

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled the sale of the site for private development was lawful

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Law | 12 April 2024

Ingonyama Trust finances are not transparent, says report

UCT land research centre says the trust is not compliant with legislation

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News | 11 April 2024

Hundreds of people stake out plots for houses on empty land in Nelson Mandela Bay

Municipality says it will move against them

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News | 20 March 2024

Housing activists frustrated by President Ramaphosa’s six-month silence on public land act

They have been demanding that government use the State Land Disposal Act of 1961 to rapidly free up land for housing

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Brief | 18 March 2024

City of Tshwane mum on “investigation” into illegal suburb

Leeuwfontein developer and residents say the City has never contacted them

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News | 26 February 2024

Khayelitsha families rebuild shacks after botched relocation

The voluntary move has now cost the shack dwellers money, materials, and belongings

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News | 23 February 2024

Fiery end to Green Point tent city

The homeless community was evicted on Thursday

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News | 22 February 2024

Hundreds of people from mining communities march in Pretoria

The protest follows a summit hosted by Mining Affected Communities United in Action

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News | 8 February 2024