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Backyarders to march today on MEC Madikizela

10 October 2012 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement The Mandela Park Backyarders will be marching in Cape Town to the offices of MEC for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela today at 10am. The march will demonstrate our disappointment in the MEC … 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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Backyarders to hold Anti-X protest on election day

17 May 2011 The Mandela Park Backyarders will have a peaceful march in our own community tomorrow morning from 7am. It will be a symbolic event similar to our Anti-Vote Summit where we will be marking an “Anti-X” vote.

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Case against Backyarders withdrawn; pressure on prosecutor to reinstate attempted murder charges against DA chairperson

9 February 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement The fabricated case against Mandela Park Park Backyarders was withdrawn yesterday morning in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court. No court session took place but we were told by court officials that our case is … Continue reading

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Update: Police hunting Backyarders

Update: 17h15 on 16 November 2010 (Click here for original statement from earlier in the day) Police seem to be hunting the Mandela Park Backyard Dweller leadership. Police arrived at Andile Nhose Community Centre this afternoon in convoy (3 police … Continue reading

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Dear Honourable Minister Tokyo Sexwale – Re: Refusal to meet with us by MEC Madikizela

Dear Honourable Minister Tokyo Sexwale, cc’ Deputy Minister Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks cc’ Chairperson Beauty Dambuza in the National Assembly cc’ DHS Director General cc’ DHS Anti-Fraud & Anti-Corruption Unit As Mandela Park Backyarders and residents living in Khayelitsha near Cape Town … Continue reading

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