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About antieviction

The Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign was formed on November 2000 with the aim of fighting evictions, water cut-offs and poor health servi

Welcome to Hell: We are all Andries Tatane!

19 April 2012 – People against police brutality What?           Interfaith Andries Tatane memorial ceremony, testimonial against police brutality, and march to Harare Police Station When?          Sunday 22nd April 2012 at 12h30 Where?         Way of … Continue reading

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Calls for serviced land close to city to house poor

Thursday Aug 11, 2011 – Cape Times Shack dwellers and housing NGOs have dismissed sentiments expressed by Human Settlement MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela that affordable housing would provide a lasting solution for the province’s housing needs. Madikizela made the statement during … Continue reading

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We continue our call for Madikizela to resign

1 August 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement A few days ago, Madikizela attacked the Backyarders in a press statement after we found new evidence of corruption and calls for his resignation were published in the Cape Times. First and … Continue reading

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Media: Show of strength outside court

July 28 2011 at 12:28pm – Cape Times – Shanti Aboobaker, Leila Samodien and Lauren Isaacs THEY came en masse, bearing placards and chanting as they gathered on the steps of the Western Cape High Court yesterday. This as about … Continue reading

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Media: Tafelsig backyarders case postponed

AEC Note: (1) There were closer to 1,000 people at the march, rather than just 400 estimated in this article. (2) Also, the march, while it did not have a permit, was a legal march according to the Gatherings Act. … Continue reading

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The Mandela Park Backyarders claim they have proof of corruption

SA Political Diary – Wednesday 27 July Zille faces repeated accusations from Cosatu that she takes two salaries. Police commissioner General Bheki Cele has been using the SAPS jet rather a lot at a cost of R1.5 million to the … Continue reading

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We march today in defiance of the City of Cape Town!

27 July 2011 Press Release by the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign With or without the permit from the city, today, we will be marching first to the High Court and then to the offices of the City of Cape Town. … Continue reading

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Media: Backyarders call for Housing MEC’s resignation

Tuesday July 26th 2011 – West Cape News THE Mandela Park Backyarders say they have “proof of corruption” in a Khayelitsha housing project and have called for the “immediate” resignation of Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela. The call … Continue reading

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Backyarders present clear evidence of corruption in Mandela Park in letter to Ward 94 Councillor

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement 23 July 2011 (A version of this statement was originally sent to Ward 94 Cllr Patrick Mngxunyeni and REC Sectretary Vuyiso Tyhalisisu) Housing Allocation Concern As Mandela Park Backyarders we have observed the ongoing housing … Continue reading

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Media: ‘Shack here please’

Jul 13, 2011 | Peter Dlamini | Sowetan DA council orders man to raze his brick house in squatter area THE City of Cape Town says a man who built a brick house in an informal settlement must tear it … Continue reading

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