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Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
Cape Town’s bloody gang violence is inextricably bound up in its history
When the apartheid government decided to evict people it...
District Six to get its name back
District Six to get its name back
District Six, or Zonnebloem as it is officially known, is one step closer to being District Six again. The paperwork for the name change for the...
Proclamation 73: Forgotten people returned to history
Proclamation 73: Forgotten people returned to history
Imagine being in your local museum, but the people represented on the walls don’t look like you.
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East
A protracted legal battle stands in the way of the Bakgatla ba Lekhuleni clan’s attempt to lay claim to large parts of the country’s capital,...
Fight to free Britain’s last African colony
Fight to free Britain’s last African colony
Liseby Elysé remembers the Chagos Islands as a tropical paradise. “Every person had a job, had their family, had their culture. We ate only...
Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
A man sitting next to me at a land workshop in Rustenburg last month asked me whether the problems on the platinum belt meant, as some younger...
PODCAST: Aunty Patty's garden
PODCAST: Aunty Patty's garden
When the coloured population of Simon's Town was forcibly removed, Aunty Patty’s family remained. They were forgotten by the authorities for...
I’m not a pilchard, I won’t live in a tin’
I’m not a pilchard, I won’t live in a tin’
Residents facing eviction from their Woodstock homes “have no right or entitlement” to be accommodated at a location of their choice, says the...
JHB’s nationalistic attitude rears its head in Fattis Mansions, Cape York incidents
JHB’s nationalistic attitude rears its head in Fattis Mansions, Cape York incidents
The divergent realities of people evicted from Fattis Mansions last week, and the victims of the Cape York fire, have highlighted Johannesburg’s nationalistic attitudes towards those in need of assistance from government....
Judges can no longer lawfully order evictions that leave people homeless
Judges can no longer lawfully order evictions that leave people homeless
In a landmark judgment delivered on Thursday, the Constitutional Court said that judges have an obligation to ensure that evictions will not leave...
Our world ended with a letter
Our world ended with a letter
It was a time of letters. Unwelcome letters. Hated letters. Each letter delivered by the postman had a dreaded official cold message that the...
[Slideshow]Another cold night for Nomzamo residents
[Slideshow]Another cold night for Nomzamo residents
Forced evictions and shack demolitions in the Nomzamo township have caused huge public outcry and political mudslinging.

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