The government's urban policy of destroying illegal homes is being hampered by the fact many of the settlers are Zanu-PF supporters.
If we are to have any chance of resolving the escalating crisis in our society, we are going to have to think beyond liberalism.
After months of vehement rhetoric and criticising the government, a subdued Julius Malema spoke in Lenasia recently.
If expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is anything to go by, moderate is the new radical.
No further demolitions of illegally-built homes in Lenasia will take place until a solution is found.
Lenasia Extension 13 residents say that they were duped into buying land by people claiming to be officials.
The High Court in Johannesburg has extended an order halting the demolition of houses in Lenasia Extension 13.