18 September 2017
By Phephelaphi Dube
“…Despite early attempts in 2013 to evict the unlawful occupants, the number of unlawful occupants had exponentially grown to 60,000 by the time the Applicants approached the Court. The Court — instead of ordering the eviction of the 60,000 unlawful occupants — ordered that the City of Cape Town negotiate with the owners to purchase the land upon which the Marikana informal settlement is located…” – Huffington Post
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