ARTICLES RELATING TO LWANDLE EVICTIONS

Lwandle mass evictions illegal - Sisulu

2014-10-23 22:31

The mass eviction of more than 800 families from Sanral land in Lwandle near Somerset West earlier this year was illegal, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Lwandle report handed to Sisulu

2014-10-08 15:52

A report into the eviction of 800 families from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, has been handed to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Museum: Lwandle remains dislocated and invisible

2014-09-10 18:24

The Lwandle township in Cape Town was "off the map" until people and structures were recently violently removed from the land there, the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum said.

SAHRC : Evictions must involve 'ubuntu'

2014-09-10 14:48

Evictions of illegal land dwellers must be done humanely, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Call for final Lwandle submissions

2014-09-03 22:24

The inquiry investigating the Lwandle evictions from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town has called for all interested parties to make final submissions.

Lwandle inquiry extended

2014-08-04 05:00

The term of the inquiry into the removal of people from Sanral-owned land in Cape Town has been extended, spokesperson Vusi Tshose says.

Lwandle evictions: I had no money to pay rent

2014-07-29 23:05

A man built a structure on Sanral-owned land in Cape Town after he lost his job and could not pay rent for a backyard dwelling, he has said.

De Lille: Two Lwandle evictions this year

2014-07-15 18:57

Two evictions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, took place this year, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said in trying to set out the "facts".

Evicted Lwandle residents to be moved back

2014-07-14 14:12

A group of people evicted from Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, are to be moved back there because the land they were moved to is inadequate, an inquiry into the matter has heard.

Lwandle evictions hearings to start

2014-07-11 06:10

Public hearings into last month's eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, near Cape Town, will begin next week, the housing ministry says.

 

'Waste' of inquiry over - De Lille

2014-10-08 19:38

The City of Cape Town is happy that the report from an inquiry into the mass eviction of more than 800 families from Lwandle has been completed, Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

Inquiry report into Lwandle evictions completed

2014-10-02 19:39

The ministerial inquiry's report into the Lwandle, Cape Town, evictions has been completed and will be handed over to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Lawyer: Lwandle court order unconstitutional

2014-09-10 17:05

The court order that Sanral used to remove people and structures off its land is unconstitutional, the National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel) has said.

Research groups expected at Lwandle inquiry

2014-09-10 08:31

Legal and policy research institutions are expected to make presentations at the Lwandle commission of inquiry.

Lwandle eviction video raises objections

2014-08-26 16:06

A shortened video, showing residents and police facing off over shacks being removed in Cape Town, has been objected to by members of the Lwandle inquiry.

Student: My possessions were demolished

2014-07-31 17:15

Structures erected on Sanral-owned land in Cape Town were demolished with possessions still inside, a student who lived there says.

Lwandle eviction hearings to continue

2014-07-22 08:36

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to continue.

Zille to brief media on Lwandle

2014-07-15 07:04

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is expected to brief media in Cape Town on the Lwandle inquiry into the removal of 849 families from Sanral-owned land.

Lwandle evictions hearings set to start

2014-07-14 07:58

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to begin.

Macassar residents protest over evictees

2014-06-24 19:59

Metro police in Cape Town say they are monitoring Macassar following violent protests over the relocation of Nomzamo residents.

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