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Arcadia defends its stadium against illegal demolition order

Plans are afoot to demolish Pretoria's Caledonian Stadium, the original incubator to many of the country's football stars.

Only Mugabe can make us move, say illegal Zim settlers

The government's urban policy of destroying illegal homes is being hampered by the fact many of the settlers are Zanu-PF supporters.

‘Shock and awe tactics’ used on shack dwellers

If we are to have any chance of resolving the escalating crisis in our society, we are going to have to think beyond liberalism.

Moderate Malema visits Lenasia demolition sites

If expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is anything to go by, moderate is the new radical.

Juju visits Lens after court agreement ends demolitions

No further demolitions of illegally-built homes in Lenasia will take place until a solution is found.

Housing: Families resist demolition

Lenasia Extension 13 residents say that they were duped into buying land by people claiming to be officials.

Lenasia: Demolition reprieve extended

The High Court in Johannesburg has extended an order halting the demolition of houses in Lenasia Extension 13.

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