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Re-launch of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign

Monday, 6 December 2010, 12:49 pm | Anti Eviction Campaign

Re-launch of the Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign focuses on a renewed coordinated fight against evictions, water cutoffs, electricity cutoffs and for decent housing for all! Last week, on Sunday the 28th of December 2010, the Western Cape Anti-Eviction ... More >>

Helping the underprivileged get housing

Monday, 24 May 2010, 9:55 am | Anti Eviction Campaign

Temba Boyi | 10 Hours Ago The City of Cape Town said on Saturday it listened to the views of a group of residents who want to boycott the World Cup. Abahlali baseMjondolo launched its Right to the City campaign on Saturday in a bid to get housing for the ... More >>

Passop statement on de Doorns camp closure.

Thursday, 6 May 2010, 5:15 pm | Anti Eviction Campaign

“We are shocked and appalled that government officials have told displaced Zimbabweans they need to leave the camp by the 17th of May. This is extremely reckless in light of the evidently high frustration levels in the community. The displaced have suffered ... More >>

Eviction Tomorrow of HIV Positive Resident

Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 11:12 am | Anti Eviction Campaign

Tomorrow in L block (L38) of Blikkiesdorp in Delft, an HIV-positive mother of four is facing eviction by the City of Cape Town. The eviction will be happening from 8am onward. More >>

Committee of N2 Gateway Flats Addresses Grievances

Tuesday, 3 November 2009, 4:00 pm | Anti Eviction Campaign

We are in a crisis here. The HDA replaced Thubelisha, but still, nothing has changed. As far as crime is concerned there remains many problems. This includes fraudulent activities of staff members who used to work for Thubelisha Homes but are now reporting ... More >>

the oldest known victim of illegal evictions

Thursday, 22 October 2009, 11:28 am | Anti Eviction Campaign

Eunice Nothemba Boyseen was one of the 150 people illegally evicted last year in Gugulethu alone. She was forcibly taken from her council home by police who came without a court order. Despite being a vulnerable 93 year old lady, the eviction ... More >>

Delft Police Attempted To Illegally Evict A Family

Friday, 18 September 2009, 12:48 pm | Anti Eviction Campaign

The original owner received the house 2 years ago and, because she already had a place to stay, immediately handed it over to a family of 6 who have been the tenants of the house until now. The act by the owner proves that, since she had an alternative ... More >>

Gugulethu Anti-Eviction Campaign Press Release

Tuesday, 7 July 2009, 9:55 am | Anti Eviction Campaign

On the 1st of July 2009, local business and Somali shopkeepers began implementation of preliminary aspects of the deal sought to ease xenophobic tensions between the two groups. The joint committee with the support of the Anti-Eviction Campaign distributed ... More >>

Shack Dwellers’ Road to the Constitutional Court

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 12:50 pm | Anti Eviction Campaign

Abahlali baseMjondolo will once again climb another high mountain for the first time when our struggle for the safety, dignity and equality of the poor ascends to the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa. In 2005 when we formed our ... More >>

Gugulethu AEC Press Statement

Saturday, 15 November 2008, 10:47 am | Anti Eviction Campaign

On the 2nd of November, Gugulethu Anti-Eviction Campaign met with Whitey Jacobs, the province's Housing MEC. At the meeting, the ANC appointee (who is responsible to house shackdwellers like ourselves) continued the usual party politics – blaming ... More >>