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South Africa: Hangberg Residents Vow to Fight Evictions

11 May 2015


By Barbara Maregele

Some Hangberg residents living in the area known as “Die Sloot” say they will not move out of their homes despite looming threats of eviction.

Hangberg is the area in Hout Bay, Cape Town, under the imposing mountain slope named the Sentinel. It is home to a struggling fishing community.

“Where must we go? I grew up here, and now I have a family of my own here. We have nowhere else to go. I’ve been to other areas, but there is so much crime and gangsterism. It’s safer here,” said resident Silver Marnivell.

 

Read the full article from AllAfrica.

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