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Housing activists want probe into City of Cape Town ‘spying’

The City of Cape Town admits it monitors the social-media pages of housing activists but denies that this is spying, as tensions surrounding land occupations increase

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

DA accuses ANC of instigating Western Cape land protests

Communities in Parkwood, Vrygrond, Ocean View and Mitchell’s Plein have occupied vacant land in protest against the lack of housing in the province

‘Gatvol’ Capetonians stir up tensions

It’s not just about land. Now the Cape Town protests are also pitting coloured people against their black neighbours

City of Cape Town pushes for “zero tolerance” on land protests

A priority committee is set to be established within the SAPS to deal with land protests after city officials requested more action

PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

A resident, who said she feared reprisals if named, said: 'Ever since the 'squatters' came... we are facing a torrid time...'

Mantashe condemns land occupation in the Western Cape

On the first day of land reform dialogue, the minister of mineral resources condemned land occupation in the Overberg town of Hermanus

Western Sahara debate reignited

A word from the UN’s Ban Ki-moon and an EU trade pact have sent Morocco into a fury.

The EFF forges on with the invasion of unoccupied land

The EFF announces its land occupation programme, calling for the invasion of unoccupied land across the country.

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