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Climate Change perpetrated by Capitalists for profit

Monday, 28 November 2011, 11:06 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

We are told that our world is at risk from global warming caused by the pollution of the capitalists over many years. These same capitalists have become rich by making the rest of us poor. We were forced off our land, forced to work in their mines, ... More >>

Activists sidelined by Housing Dept and Dev. Action Group

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 11:30 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The National Department of Human Settlements and Development Action Group, a housing NGO, had invited civil society to a housing indaba yesterday. Members of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign attended the meeting in which they promised that the ... More >>

South Africa: “We are all S’bu Zikode”

Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 11:45 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Abahlali baseMjondolo is a movement of the poor that struggles to protect, promote and advance the dignity of the poor in South Africa. One of our roles is to bring the government to the people and the people to the government. We have marched to ... More >>

Cape Town's condemning land occupiers is condemning the poor

Tuesday, 27 September 2011, 12:54 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

We note that yesterday, the 25th September 2011, the City of Cape Town's reactionary and often violent Anti-Land Invasion Unit, with a help of Law Enforcement, Metro Police and South African Police Service demolished more than 100 structures at Kraaifontein. More >>

South Africa: Solidarity with Comrades in New Zealand

Monday, 26 September 2011, 1:59 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Activists in New Zealand who once supported the leadership of the ANC in the struggle against apartheid are now supporting AbM's struggle for justice. In the small country of New Zealand, with a population of about 4.5 million people nationally, the AbM ... More >>

City of Cape Town in another Brutal Attack on the Poor

Saturday, 17 September 2011, 4:02 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Yesterday Eskom and the City of Cape Town descended on RR Section in Khayelitsha with a heavy police presence. They removed safe insulated cables that people were running from shacks with legal electricity boxes into shacks without electricity. ... More >>

Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign: 30 August 2011

Wednesday, 31 August 2011, 12:28 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The poor communities and social movements in Cape Town are in solidarity with the poor landless people of Mitchell's Plain who are being victimised by the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Province. More >>

South Africa: R2K and AEC Western Cape Statement

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 12:44 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The residents of Newfields Village are still waiting for Minister of Human Settlements Tokyo Sexwale to respond to their demand for access to an audit of the low-cost housing provided by the controversial Cape Town Community Housing Company (CTCHC). More >>

Kennedy 12 Trial is a Victory for the Poor in South Africa

Wednesday, 20 July 2011, 11:51 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The Kennedy 12 have been acquitted of all the charges bought against them after the attack on our movement in September 2009. It is a great day for the 12, their families, our movement and the struggle of the poor in South Africa. More >>

5 June 2011 - Gugulethu AEC press alert

Monday, 6 June 2011, 1:49 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The Gugulethu Anti-Eviction Campaign has just been informed of serious threats to the well-being of Somalian shopkeepers in Gugulethu and the surrounding area. The shopkeeprs informed AEC members today of the threats and AEC is afraid of a repeat ... More >>

Ekurhuleni, S. Africa: Primrose ANC Branch Threatens Leaders

Monday, 30 May 2011, 12:02 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The ANC in the Primrose branch in Ekurhuleni on the East Rand has planned something like a protest or attack on the leadership of the Makause informal settlement this weekend or during the week. More >>

South Africa: Anti-Eviction Campaigners protest in Gugulethu

Wednesday, 11 May 2011, 11:20 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The Gugulethu Anti-Eviction Campaign held a protest today which converged on Fezeka Municipality Offices in Gugulethu. Poor and unemployed residents came from all over Gugulethu, KTC, Crossroads and Nyanga to have their voices heard. More >>

Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign Press Statement

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 10:36 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign will today mobilize to return evictee Sheila Jacobs to her home in Khayelitsha, Western Cape More >>

Abahlali Basemjondolo Movement Of South Africa

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 9:30 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

As a movement we have become used to the blatant hypocrisy of the DA over the years. More >>

Kennedy 12 finally begin their case tomorrow

Monday, 29 November 2010, 4:06 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Today, 12 members of Abahlali baseMjondolo from Kennedy Road will be in court following more than a year of delays in this clearly political murder trial. We would like to declare our full solidarity with our Poor People's Alliance partner during these ... More >>

Final Day Of The Poor People's World Cup Today

Sunday, 8 August 2010, 4:51 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

The remaining sixteen soccer teams will compete in final rounds of the Poor People's World Cup at the Avondale soccer fields, next to the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town at 10am on Sunday, August 8th, 2010 More >>

SA: March to Dan Plato on Wednesday 23 June

Wednesday, 23 June 2010, 11:15 am | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

At the moment 1000 to 1500 residents from Blikkiesdorp and surrounding communities are preparing themselves for tomorrow as they will march to Dan Plato to hand over a memorandum. This march is organized by the Delft Anti-Eviction Campaign to invite ... More >>

The Poor Peoples World Cup

Sunday, 13 June 2010, 12:13 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

After months of organizing a World Cup that is accessible for all the poor communities who won’t be able to see their favourite soccer teams playing in Cape Town’s expensive Greenpoint Stadium. More >>

Families Face Eviction on eve of FIFA World Cup

Thursday, 10 June 2010, 3:19 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Managed by Cape Town Community Housing Company (CTCHC) in Wynberg Magistrates Court at 9h00 on Thursday 10 June 2010. They will be joined by similarly affected families from across the city. More >>

The Mandela Park Housing Saga Continues

Monday, 10 May 2010, 4:44 pm | Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Last year, the Western Cape MEC for Housing, lied to us over and over, eventually giving Mandela Park residents only 5 houses of the 437 houses that were built and promised to us in Mandela Park. More >>

 

 

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