Group Areas Act

 
Momentum builds for Cape Town to develop inclusionary housing
Momentum builds for Cape Town to develop inclusionary housing
Looking at the government’s map of “the social tapestry of Cape Town”, it’s not difficult to see the legacy of apartheid. The map shows...
Legal battle over prime cape farmland
Legal battle over prime cape farmland
Agrarian rights campaigners, property developers and the City of Cape Town will lock horns in the Western Cape high court from Tuesday over the...
Merging with an apartheid-era party has been the DA’s undoing
Merging with an apartheid-era party has been the DA’s undoing
The Democratic Alliance’s decision in 2000 to merge with the New National Party (NNP) is coming back to bite it in the rear end. And the heart....
Chinese South Africans still fight racism
Chinese South Africans still fight racism
In 1962, Norman Yenson was a third-year medical student at the University of the Witwatersrand. Being Chinese, he and his fellow students who were...
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.
Attacking SA’s race laws bought time
Attacking SA’s race laws bought time
Institutionalised race discrimination was the hallmark of apartheid. The legal order constituting apartheid provided for unequal separation and...
Architecture should be based  on people’s needs
Architecture should be based  on people’s needs
Ethiopia is rich in architectural diversity. From the density, chaos and musicality of Addis Merkato, once the largest open-air market in Africa,...
Land restitution is an urban issue
Land restitution is an urban issue
Most people think land restitution is about farmland but the majority of cases lodged with the department of rural development and land reform are...
​Arundhati Roy: Brilliant, troubled and troubling
​Arundhati Roy: Brilliant, troubled and troubling
In the 1780s, the Dutch East India Company moved the eastern border of the Cape to the Fish River. Under European law, this act tacitly affirmed...
How land expropriation would work
How land expropriation would work
Land expropriation without compensation: How will it work? This is just one of the questions doing the rounds. Others are: What exactly is land...
Building bridges over taken land
Building bridges over taken land
Once upon a Tuesday morning in Johannesburg (the best time to squeeze joy out of the rock that is the gym), I went swimming at my local Virgin...
Of pain(t)ful pasts and parents
Of pain(t)ful pasts and parents
GRACE by Barbara Boswell (Modjaji Books)

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