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KZN families receive R9.7m in land claims settement

Ahmed Moolla, Khadija Ismail and Farhana Ismail received just under R500 000 for the land they lost under the Group Areas Act. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

29 April 2015


Ahmed Moolla, Khadija Ismail and Farhana Ismail received just under R500 000 for the land they lost under the Group Areas Act. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

Ahmed Moolla, Khadija Ismail and Farhana Ismail received just under R500 000 for the land they lost under the Group Areas Act. (Amanda Khoza, News24)

By Amanda Khoza

Durban – Tears welled up in Farhana Ismail’s eyes as she recalled how her family was forced to move from their Victorian style family home in Mayville, Durban, in the late 1980s when the 1950 Group Areas Act came into effect.

But on Tuesday night the 45-year-old woman and her family shed tears of joy as they were compensated just under R500 000 by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to redress the dispossession of their land.

Read the full article from News24.

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