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Case against Backyarders withdrawn; pressure on prosecutor to reinstate attempted murder charges against DA chairperson

9 February 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement The fabricated case against Mandela Park Park Backyarders was withdrawn yesterday morning in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court.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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While Madikizela destroys 9 of our homes yesterday, he comes to rescue his political friend’s from charges of murder and assault

5 February 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Release Yesterday, DA Branch Chairperson attempted to murder two Backyarders and DA Branch Secretary assaulted another Backyarder. Both DA members have had their charges white-washed and have now been released. We have first-hand … Continue reading

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Media: Mandela Park house chaos

Monday November 29th 2010 – WestCapeNews Beneficiaries of a Khayelitsha housing project have spoken out about alleged fraudulent sales and illegal occupations of their houses. The Mandela Park Housing Project 823 has been constructed in phases over the past eight … Continue reading

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Media: Residents cry foul as houses fall apart

22 Nov 2010 | Yazeed Kamaldien | Sowetan RESIDENTS of the Newfields Village housing project in Hanover Park, Cape Town, want a building contractor who is hired by the government fired because it allegedly sold them shoddy homes. Auditor-general Terrence … Continue reading

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Political Corruption: Does Madikizela think he is above the law in Mandela Park?

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement 18 November 2010 Even though the Backyarders immediately distanced themselves from the violence employed by certain residents of Mandela Park, Madikizela is still treating us as criminals, denouncing us on radio, refusing to meet with … Continue reading

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Construction In Mandela Park still closed but managing agent breaks with MEC and supports the Backyarders

26 September 2010 – Backyarders Press Release The residents of Mandela Park have now found unity after seeing the total failure of the government in developing their community. In a mass general meeting, residents vowed to support to the Backyarders … Continue reading

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Community to block corrupt construction in Mandela Park today

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Release – 15 September 2010 The community of Mandela Park decided to hold a general meeting this past Saturday to look at the current abuse of leadership in Mandela Park as well as the housing crisis … Continue reading

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Media: Khayelitsha dwellers say they have proof of RDP house allocation fraud

Malungelo Booi | 6 September 2010 | EyewitnessNews Khayelitsha residents said on Sunday they want an independent investigation into the allocation of RDP houses in the township. Community members in Mandela Park have said Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela must … Continue reading

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