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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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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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W.Cape shack dwellers call for MEC’s resignation

Malungelo Booi | Eyewitness News A group of Khayelitsha residents demanded the resignation of Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela on Wednesday. The small group held a demonstration outside the MEC’s office on Wednesday morning. “Madikizela you’re an idiot … Continue reading

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The Police are back for more housing demolishions in Mandela Park

Backyarders Press Statement On Friday 07 – 2011, at 7.30pm the Anti Land Invasion Unit arrived in Mandela Park threatening to demolish houses that people built themselves. They were confronted by devastated backyarders who demanded to know who instructed them. … 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Case against Backyarders withdrawn; pressure on prosecutor to reinstate attempted murder charges against DA chairperson

9 February 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement The fabricated case against Mandela Park Park Backyarders was withdrawn yesterday morning in Khayelitsha Magistrate Court.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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Police and MEC Madikizela in Mandela Park destroying brick houses

4 February 2011 Mandela Park Press Statement According to reports from Backyarder members in Mandela Park, MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela was in Mandela Park earlier today with police and Anti-Land Invasions workers with the intention of destroying a number of brick … Continue reading

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Media: MEC refuses to speak to ‘silly’ backyarders

23 Nov 2010 | Michael Nkalane | Sowetan RELATIONS between disgruntled Khayelitsha backyard dwellers and the Western Cape MEC for housing have completely broken down. In a heated meeting at the weekend, Zalisile Mbali, spokesperson for human settlements MEC Bonginkosi … Continue reading

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Dear Honourable Minister Tokyo Sexwale – Re: Second letter on Mandela Park housing crisis

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 TO THE HONOURABLE MINISTER OF NATIONAL HUMAN SETTLEMET MR. TOKYOSEXWALE DEAR SIR: … 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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