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Group Areas Act land claims settled

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, presents Kadija Haffejee a certificate that commemorates the settlement her family received, at the Durban City Hall. Photo: Zanele Zulu

29 April 2015


MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, presents Kadija Haffejee a certificate that commemorates the settlement her family received, at the Durban City Hall. Photo: Zanele Zulu

MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, presents Kadija Haffejee a certificate that commemorates the settlement her family received, at the Durban City Hall. Photo: Zanele Zulu

By Mphathi Nxumalo

Durban – After years of waiting, 15 Durban families will receive a total of R9.7 million in compensation for the land they lost under the Group Areas Act.

At a function in Durban on Tuesday night the MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, said the process had taken a long time as the Land Claims Commission had investigated and verified every claim.

He said 15 237 claims had been settled in KwaZulu-Natal with R9 billion paid out for land restoration and financial compensation.

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