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“City of Cape Town ordered to buy land for Marikana residents” – GroundUp

30 August 2017 


By Ashleigh Furlong

“The City of Cape Town has been ordered to negotiate with the owners to purchase the land on which the Marikana informal settlement is located. Judge Chantal Fortuin handed down this landmark judgment in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday, ensuring that about 60,000 people will not be evicted from their homes in Philippi East. The City has between one and two months to negotiate with the various owners of the land and needs to report back to the court immediately after this…” – GroundUp

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