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Lots of of individuals have occupied land owned by Cape Nature Conservation in Mfuleni close to the N2 reverse Khayelitsha.

Lots of of individuals have occupied land owned by Cape Nature Conservation in Mfuleni close to the N2 reverse Khayelitsha this week, GroundUp reviews.

They started occupying final week. Most shacks have since been demolished, however many nonetheless stand or have been rebuilt after the demolition. 

GroundUp’s Vincent Lali reported earlier this week: “Individuals have been nonetheless arriving with overloaded vehicles and bakkies and marking out recent plots on Tuesday. They got here from Nyanga and Khayelitsha and close by casual settlements, resembling Shukushukuma and Nyakathisa. Backyarders from close by RDP homes have been additionally dismantling their shacks and becoming a member of the occupation.”

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Many individuals say they’ve misplaced their incomes and can’t pay lease.

GroundUp has captured pictures from the big occupation.

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Lots of of individuals have occupied land owned by Cape Nature Conservation in Mfuleni close to the N2 reverse Khayelitsha.

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Lots of of individuals have occupied land owned by Cape Nature Conservation in Mfuleni close to the N2 reverse Khayelitsha.

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Lots of of individuals have occupied land owned by Cape Nature Conservation in Mfuleni close to the N2 reverse Khayelitsha.

There was a big police presence on Thursday. Police warned the occupiers that they have been constructing illegally, in addition to gathering illegally below lockdown laws.

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EFF regional secretary Banzi Dambuza mentioned that folks have been homeless and jobless and wanted a spot to reside.

EFF regional secretary Banzi Dambuza mentioned that folks have been homeless and jobless and wanted a spot to reside. He mentioned, due to the “corrupt” authorities, there was no cash to feed folks. He additionally mentioned that Covid-19 had uncovered the federal government for its failure to ship over a few years.

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Loyiso Nkohla a group activist mentioned he’ll search a gathering with the mayor.

Loyiso Nkohla a group activist mentioned he would search a gathering with the mayor on Thursday and get again to the occupiers on Friday. However the land is owned by Cape Nature Conservation, not the Metropolis.

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The gang and police ultimately reached an settlement.

The gang and police ultimately reached an settlement. A lot of the occupiers appeared to go away and stroll again to Khayelitsha alongside Mew Approach. They’re hoping to get suggestions on Friday from their group leaders.

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