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‘POLITICAL PARTIES, NGOS BEHIND WIDESPREAD LAND GRABS’

A screengrab of an Eldorado Park resident, Dawid Stevenson, preparing a piece of land where he plans to build his house, as the residents continue to illegally grab land in the area.

06 May 2015


Eldorado Park resident Dawid Stevenson clears a vacant plot of land where he plans to build his home. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN

Eldorado Park resident Dawid Stevenson clears a vacant plot of land where he plans to build his home. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN

By Govan Whittles

JOHANNESBURG – The City of Ekurhuleni said four areas on the East Rand have been illegally occupied and the people behind the land grabs are from different political parties’ NGOs and community groups.

The city on Tuesday warned its residents that the land grabs taking place in Tembisa and Tsakane are life threatening as the land is either dolomitic above old mines or located along flood lines.

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