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Card image 22 September 2020 Daily Maverick

Heritage Day must acknowledge the trauma of the dispossessed

To separate the reality of daily life in places like the Cape Flats from their historical legacy and entertain nostalgic musings about SA’s ‘colourful’ heritage would be to do Heritage Day a disservice. The Cape Flats exists as a result of thousands of families being forcibly removed under the Group Areas Act of 1950.

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No restitution for the weary: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-09-21-no-restitution-for-the-weary-blaming-the-victim-is-an-easy-way-out-for-failure-to-deliver-the-promised-land/

BFAP reports low level of market concentration in SA agriculture. The bureau established that the level of market concentration in agriculture was 12%, making it, with financial services (also 12%), the least concentrated economic sector of all. https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-group-reports-low-level-of-market-concentration-in-sa-agriculture-2021-09-21

WATCH | City of Cape Town evicts homeless in District Six during massive operation https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/watch-city-of-cape-town-evicts-homeless-in-district-six-during-massive-operation-20210920 via @news24

Committee for the homeless opens case against City following evictions near CPUT https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/committee-for-the-homeless-opens-case-against-city-following-evictions-near-cput-b95aca8c-55ca-494b-af1a-65257b72a3ac

BUSINESS MAVERICK: South Africa’s ‘dangerous’ land policy under scrutiny in Fraser Institute report https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-09-20-south-africas-dangerous-land-policy-under-scrutiny-in-fraser-institute-report/

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