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City of Cape Town says its hands are tied in removing occupants from District Six land

The City said the Covid-19 regulations and two court cases continue to negatively impact its powers as a landowner and enforcer of by-laws to remove occupants from the District Six restitution land.

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Card image 02 May 2021 SABC

City of Cape Town obtains interdict against invasion of District Six

The City of Cape Town has obtained an urgent interdict in the High Court against the possible invasion of District Six restituted land.

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Infighting at CPA halts development on Melkhoutkopjes

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Former court interpretor gets nod from JSC for Land Claims Court

Muzikawukhelwana Ncube, a former court interpreter, has been nominated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) as a judge to the Land Claims Court in KwaZulu-Natal

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Card image 25 April 2021 SABC

Land Claims Commission accused of withholding compensations funds

Some land claimants from Dzumeri outside Giyani in Limpopo, are accusing the Land Claims Commission of withholding their R10-million in compensation funds.

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Card image 20 April 2021 GroundUp

“We’re forgotten here”: rubbish is piling up in the little settlement of Riemvasmaak

City of Cape Town says refuse is collected weekly

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Card image 14 April 2021 IOL

Conceptual plans for District Six claimants released

After eight years, the conceptual plans for the housing of the remaining 954 District Six land claimants for restitution has been completed.

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District Six claimants demand answers

The District Six Working  Group, said in the letter: ’We note that the Department has committed a total of R351 million to the redevelopment of  District Six and the estimated budget is R1.87 billion at present.’

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Card image 27 March 2021 IOL

Hundreds of land reform cases before courts countrywide

The Land Claims Commission is battling it out with land claimants in more than 300 land reform cases before various courts across the country.

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Card image 01 March 2021 Daily Maverick

Land Court Bill to ensure stronger judicial oversight over land claims

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, has outlined the contents of the Land Court Bill which was approved by Cabinet last week, saying it will deal with issues including expropriation and outstanding claims. The Bill is yet to be gazetted.

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