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Mandela Park Backyarders to join employment protest at Khayelitsha Hospital 10am tomorrow

16 April 2012 Backyarders Solidarity Statement Tomorrow, the 17th of April 2012, the Mandela Park Backyarders will be joining in solidarity with the Progressive Youth Movement and other community groups from all over Khayelitsha to protest the unfair job allocation … Continue reading

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Letter to the Khayelitsha Development Forum and request for follow-up meeting

Note: To our supporters of our struggle and to the media, the following letter was sent to the Khayelitsha Development Forum. They seem to have ignored our overtures towards having an open and productive discussion with them. It is unfortunate … Continue reading

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The Khayelitsha 10 to appear in Court this morning

11 January 2012 The Khayelitsha 10, arrested during the protest outside new Khayelitsha Hospital yesterday morning will appear in Khayelitsha Magistrate court today at 09h00. The community has vowed to intensify their protest until their members are released. This is … Continue reading

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Threat to picket new Khayelitsha hospital

Note on article: It should be noted that the Khayelitsha Development Forum is a body of political appointees of DA and ANC Ward Councillors, is not democratically elected, and therefore does not represent the interests of the Khayelitsha community. The … Continue reading

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New Khayelitsha Hospital under threat: Residents vow to protest and will prevent employees from working on site tomorrow until their grievances are heard!

8 January 2012 Press statement on behalf of Khayelitsha residents From 6am tomorrow morning, Khayelitsha residents will be protesting outside the new Khayelitsha Hospital. Tonight, we will be mobilising to that effect. We have had enough! Kwanele! The Community of … Continue reading

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Khayelitsha residents: ‘We want jobs on project’

Note: Group Five also owns part of the new Gugulethu Square Mall where Gugulethu residents have also been protesting to force Group Five to employ more local residents. Anna Majavu – The Sowetan 10 September 2009 Angry Khayelitsha residents are … Continue reading

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