Claimants are pleading with Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to “throw in the towel” as they await a Land Claims Court judgment on her application for leave to appeal a personal costs order over a failed plan to redevelop District Six. She was severely criticised in[…]
An application has been filed to the Western Cape High Court to halt the renaming of Keizersgracht Street to Hanover Street. As celebrations were held on Heritage Day yesterday at the official renaming ceremony in District Six, a sudden application was submitted by Achmat Williams of the District Six Reference[…]
District Six claimants have called for Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to explain herself after her department failed to adhere to the Land Claims Court ruling that they must deliver a “holistic” development plan for the area. At a meeting held at the CPUT campus in District[…]
The District Six Working Committee plans to take the national government to court for the second time, accusing the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform of failing to produce a concrete plan for the development of the historical area. In the Western Cape High Court on the 26 November[…]
By Wardah Wilkinson District Six claimants will march to Parliament and the Mayor’s office on Human Rights Day on the 21 March. The protest will be organised by the District Six Working Committee, together with the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Reclaim the City and United Behind. The protest comes after[…]
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