A group of about 30 residents from Blowey informal settlement in Makhaza, recently protested outside the Khayelithsa SASSA offices demanding relief in cash instead of the food vouchers they have received.
18 structures were demolished by the Anti-Land Invasion Unit of the City of Cape Town on open land adjacent to a ‘temporary’ settlement
Another devastating fire has left 121 people in Khayelitsha homeless.
It has been 23 days since the fire and residents of Silvertown informal settlement are still battling to put their lives back together. They have not received disaster funds and identity documents and birth certificates they lost in the fire have still to be replaced.
A group of about 100 land activists marched to Parliament to demand speedy expropriation of land without compensation.
A seminar was held on Tuesday, 28 August on the challenges facing women’s access to resources from the land and sea.
Housing organisations marched against evictions that are a feature of the state’s response to the growing wave of land occupations around the City.
The final hearing on the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution was held in Cape Town this past weekend.
On Saturday a group of about 100 pensioners took to the streets of Cape Town against increased water tariffs and evictions.
Four accused of destroying shack belonging to a community leader of the Siyahlala land occupation in Khayelitsha appear in court,
Ramaphosa Informal Settlement residents say the City should expect more protests if it does not back down from planning evictions.