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Land claimants get R56m

13 July 2015

Land claimants get R56m

By Sharika Regchand

Durban – Land claimants from Roosboom, near Ladysmith, received about R56 million in compensation at the weekend.

This was one of the largest payouts made by the provincial land claims commission, said the MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, on Saturday.

He said two other claims in the same area had been settled in 2006 and 2007. In the first, 350 former tenants had received R12.278m and then 11 former land owners had got R1.68m.

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