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Land returned to Lotus River family after 50 years

Three of the Davids siblings in their lounge, with a faded photo of them as children. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)

28 July 2015


Three of the Davids siblings in their lounge, with a faded photo of them as children. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)

Three of the Davids siblings in their lounge, with a faded photo of them as children. (Jenna Etheridge, News24)

By Jenna Etheridge

Cape Town – For decades, the Davids family had to stare out of their lounge window and look across the street at the vacant plot of land taken from them during apartheid.

Their struggle finally came to an end on Tuesday when Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille handed over the four hectares in Lotus River through a restitution claim lodged in 1996.

Read the full article from News24.

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