River Club development

River Club interdict obtained by fraud, three judges rule

Scathing ruling against activist


Law | 8 November 2022

Bitter battle over who represents Khoi tribe in Amazon development

Goringhaicona Khoi leader called a fraud and a bully


News | 13 October 2022

Court stops R4.5-billion River Club development, including new Amazon headquarters

Judge Patricia Goliath says that there has not been meaningful engagement by the developers


Law | 20 March 2022

River Club was not on Amazon’s short list - court papers

Doubt cast on argument that blocking the R4.5 billion development would cost thousands of jobs


News | 2 December 2021

“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


News | 17 June 2021

UCT comes to defence of professor accused of racism

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


News | 1 June 2021

Blow for activists in River Club development

MEC has dismissed appeals against the issue of an environmental authorisation


News | 1 March 2021

Province goes to court over River Club ruling

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


News | 29 October 2020

R4 billion River Club development clears major obstacle

Environmental Authorisation given despite outstanding heritage matters and civil society opposition


Feature | 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


News | 18 April 2020

Heritage Western Cape slams River Club development plan

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


News | 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


Feature | 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


Analysis | 27 November 2019