Media: CT to evict pavement dwellers

19 10 2009

2009-10-19 14:28 – News 24

Cape Town – A Western Cape High Court judge on Monday granted an order for the eviction of 103 families who have been living in shacks on the pavement of Symphony Way, Delft, for the past 21 months.

The order allows authorities to shift the families in batches to corrugated iron structures in a nearby temporary relocation area nicknamed Blikkiesdorp. Read the rest of this entry »

Media: ‘Pavement dwellers’ case delayed

21 03 2009
March 20, 2009 Edition 2
Staff Reporter
Source: Cape Argus

The City of Cape Town has asked the Cape High Court for a postponement to allow families living on the pavement in Symphony Way in Delft to secure legal representation.

The two sides, with the the pavement dwellers referred to as the “persons who presently unlawfully occupy erf 5908, portion 12, Cape Town” and represented by Delft resident Ashraf Cassiem, faced off today over their occupation of city property. Read the rest of this entry »


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