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Dignity faces off against fair play in Berea eviction Catch-22
Dignity faces off against fair play in Berea eviction Catch-22
Constitutional Court Justice Ray Zondo was in no mood for beating about the bush.
Developer behind Bromwell Street evictions believes he is creating opportunities
Developer behind Bromwell Street evictions believes he is creating opportunities
The managing director of the property development company that owns cottages in Bromwell Street, says the new flats he plans to build will...
Sea Point resident lets go of home after protests and defiance
Sea Point resident lets go of home after protests and defiance
After a rigorous two-year battle to hold on to her room in the Rapallo apartment block in Sea Point, Thandeka Sisusa (38) has finally let go....
High noon as sheriffs do the dirty debtor work
High noon as sheriffs do the dirty debtor work
In the otherwise empty storehouse, an overoptimistic number of chairs are set out for today’s auction. There are just six people to bid on the...
Evictions in Woodstock and the resistance against apartheid spatial planning
Evictions in Woodstock and the resistance against apartheid spatial planning
At least 23 families could be evicted from their homes in Woodstock near the Cape Town inner city. They have been told to leave by September 9, but...
Woodstock residents protesting imminent evictions occupy The Old Biscuit Mill
Woodstock residents protesting imminent evictions occupy The Old Biscuit Mill
Bromwell Street tenants supported by activist group Reclaim the City marched through Woodstock, Cape Town on Saturday morning to oppose their...
‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue
‘Noma’ uses an intimate and personal vignette to humanise the land issue
Have you ever considered taking the risk of occupying land to build yourself a shack? Noma, a young woman, agonises over this idea and eventually...
Little peace or love in SA's Woodstock facing evictions
Little peace or love in SA's Woodstock facing evictions
A 75-year-old woman who has spent her entire life in rapidly gentrifying Woodstock in Cape Town is facing eviction from a new landlord she’s...
This land was veld, now it's ours, declare Hammanskraal residents
This land was veld, now it's ours, declare Hammanskraal residents
‘This land is for mahala. The government was supposed to build RDP houses but they took too long. Now it’s too late. This is our land,”...
Look to owners and state for 'bad buildings'
Look to owners and state for 'bad buildings'
In the past few weeks, hundreds of people have been evicted from their homes in Berea, Johannesburg, mainly from a building known as The Ridge. After...
Cape's eviction history repeats itself in the name of money
Cape's eviction history repeats itself in the name of money
The ominous official house calls to tenants of Cape Town's De Waal Drive flats have been happening since May 18.
After decades in Walmer Estate, residents face eviction
After decades in Walmer Estate, residents face eviction
Sixteen shack-dwellers, including four children, will be left homeless when the sheriff enforces an eviction order in Walmer Estate this week.

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