22 June 2015
The entire land area coloured in was initially claimed by the Qwabe clan in 1994, but when the claim was gazetted in 2006, the coastal area in orange was excluded. The Makhosi Khosi Communal Property Trust, which represents the Qwabe clan, has approached the Land Claims Court to include the coastal area in the claim.
By Bongani Hans
Durban – A community has approached the Land Claims Court to expedite a claim to vast parts of the North Coast, including upmarket Ballito and the Zimbali resort, that has been dragging on for years.
The community has claimed land it says its forefathers were evicted from during colonial times, including what are now upmarket suburbs and agricultural land, some of it owned and managed by the Tongaat Hulett sugar and property development company.
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