ER24 has confirmed that one person, a lone occupant, has been killed in the helicopter crash at Nomzamo High School in Lwandle, near Strand. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at approximately 12h00. The helicopter pilot sustained numerous injuries and died on the scene. “Paramedics assessed the lone occupant and[…]
The burnt bodies of three men were discovered in Lwandle, Cape Town, on Sunday morning, Western Cape police said. Officers had driven into Asanda Village around 02:30 to follow up on complaint of a murder taking place, said police spokesperson, Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana. “…when they arrived at the scene, they[…]
National Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu on Wednesday received the long awaited report on the evictions that took place in Lwandle’s Nomzamo informal settlement in Cape Town in June this year. Although at a press briefing at Parliament, Sisulu could not give details of the contents of the report,[…]
The ministerial inquiry’s report into the Lwandle, Cape Town, evictions has been completed and will be handed over to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, her office said on Thursday. “The Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu has been informed by the chairperson of the ministerial [inquiry] on the eviction of[…]
The court order that Sanral used to remove people and structures off its land is unconstitutional, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel) said on Wednesday. “This court order is actually, in accordance with general constitutional principles, unconstitutional and unenforceable,” said Nadel’s Western Cape chairman Joey Moses. “It could never[…]
Legal and policy research institutions are expected to make presentations at the Lwandle commission of inquiry on Wednesday. The inquiry is investigating the Lwandle evictions from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town. Last week, it called for all interested parties to make final submissions. “Having gone through the scheduled process of[…]
The inquiry investigating the Lwandle evictions from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town has called for all interested parties to make final submissions. “Having gone through the scheduled process of the oral public hearings, the inquiry is now affording the last opportunity for different parties (individuals and or organisations) to submit[…]
The City of Cape Town on Tuesday welcomed the judgment by the High Court in Cape Town in civil action against the Cape Town Informal Settlement organisation and its members. The organisation failed to oppose the matter in court and a default judgment in excess of R55,000 was granted, the[…]
The term of the inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town has been extended, spokesman Vusi Tshose said on Sunday. Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu granted a request from inquiry chairman Denzil Potgieter for the inquiry to be extended until September 30, he said in[…]
The violent removal of people and structures from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town resembled removals during apartheid, an affected resident said in Lwandle on Tuesday. Xoliswa Masakala and her husband Albert had been living on the SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) land since December 2013, when they were removed[…]
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