Developers moving into the historic Cape Town suburb are trying to evict long-term residents.
Residents of Hammanskraal, near Pretoria, stood their ground against forced evictions that left two people dead and thousands more destitute.
The government has left housing in Jo'burg's inner city in the hands of the private sector.
Poor families are being edged out of their prime residential location in Cape Town to make way for wealthy buyers who will pay for the view.
Michael Pedro knows that the home he shares with his partner and her young son will be torn down and carted away on a truck this week.
The Basarwa say the government denies them all services – except policing them.
As the Matlaila family face eviction in an area they claim to be ancestral land, a property company building units on the land says otherwise.
The work of Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's inquiry into the eviction of 800 families from Sanral land is complete. Now she will review its recommendations.
In an unprecedented move, Cape Town's anti-land invasion operation backs down on demolishing shacks as residents use their constitutional rights.
Costly "compassion training" doesn't seem to be working on the infamous eviction crew, who are seen to have little regard for people or possessions.
It's common knowledge that police are only allowed to use force as an absolute last resort when managing protests, but what exactly does the law say?
A family of five was evicted from their home on Wonderfontein Wineries, but the farm manager insists that the process followed the letter of the law.
The SAPS and City of Cape Town law enforcers have accused each other of carrying out the demolition of shacks in Philippi East. GroundUp reports.
Shack dwellers in Philippi East's "Marikana" settlement were evicted on Monday by the City of Cape Town's Anti-Land Invasion Unit. GroundUp reports.
The Joostenberg family are fighting to stay on the land where they’ve lived for almost four decades
DA leader Helen Zille has questioned why committees were not set up to probe evictions of illegal shack dwellers in other provinces.
The housing delivery rate fell by 25% in the past five years and the backlog stands at 2.3-million, said Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
A rights institution has accused the City of Johannesburg of doing nothing to provide alternative residence for evictees since a landmark 2011 case.