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Card image 23 June 2020 IOL

District Six hero Shahied Ajam to be honoured in week-long tribute

Shahied Ajam, who died at the age of 62 on June 6, was key in leading thousands of people from District Six to restitution via a landmark court victory more than five decades after the iconic area was demolished under the Group Areas Act.

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19 June 2020 Grocott's mails

Court rules on Fish River Sun land appeal

The Department of Agriculture will transfer the Fish River Sun land to the Prudhoe Community. This concludes a process that has taken 22 years and comes after the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by a rival land claim group, the Mazinini.

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Card image 13 June 2020 Farmer’s Weekly

Good news for landowners defending ‘vexatious’ land claims

South African landowners who previously had to personally foot the bill for legal fees to successfully defend themselves against vexatious or frivolous land claims, will now have the option to request a court to award costs orders against the state or its legal representatives.

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Card image 10 June 2020 GroundUp

20 years later, Eastern Cape community wins right to its land

Supreme Court of Appeal upholds landmark decision

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Card image 08 June 2020 Mail & Guardian

District Six hero dies before seeing his dream of return fulfilled

A key figure in the return of more than 1 000 claimants to Cape Town’s inner city, Shahied Ajam was working on a multi-billion rand land restitution project

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Card image 08 June 2020 IOL

Tributes for District Six activist Shahied Ajam

Tributes have flooded in for community activist Shahied Ajam, 62, who died on Saturday after a heart attack

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Card image 07 June 2020 News 24

District 6 restitution committee chairperson dies of heart attack

The District 6 Working Committee in Cape Town say it is shocked by the death of its chairperson, Shahied Ajam.

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Card image 06 May 2020 EWN

How Covid-19 is putting the brakes on SA’s land claims process

Members of Parliament’s committees on agriculture and land reform were informed about the situation during a briefing on Tuesday afternoon.

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Card image 31 March 2020 IOL

Land Court orders probe to ensure minister pays District Six legal costs

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane attempted to seek leave to appeal, which the District Six Working Committee, represented by Norton Rose Fulbright, successfully opposed.

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Card image 30 March 2020 Daily Maverick

Nkoana-Mashabane ordered to pay as court rules against her in District Six appeal matter

Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will now have to pay a personal costs order set down by the Land Claims Court after her application for leave to appeal was denied on Monday.

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