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Backyarders to march today on MEC Madikizela

10 October 2012 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement The Mandela Park Backyarders will be marching in Cape Town to the offices of MEC for Human Settlements Bonginkosi Madikizela today at 10am. The march will demonstrate our disappointment in the MEC … Continue reading

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We continue our call for Madikizela to resign

1 August 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement A few days ago, Madikizela attacked the Backyarders in a press statement after we found new evidence of corruption and calls for his resignation were published in the Cape Times. First and … Continue reading

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Media: Backyarders call for Housing MEC’s resignation

Tuesday July 26th 2011 – West Cape News THE Mandela Park Backyarders say they have “proof of corruption” in a Khayelitsha housing project and have called for the “immediate” resignation of Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela. The call … Continue reading

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Open letter to Madam Mayor Patricia de Lille on the Mandela Park Land and Housing Crisis

19 July 2011 Dear Madam Mayor, While the Mandela Park Backyarders continue to receive no attention from the Western Cape Human Settlement MEC (Bonginkosi Madikizela), private property owners continue to monopolise the land that is already in short supply in … Continue reading

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Protest Day 1: A call for Madikizela, MEC for Human Settlement to resign

PROTEST DAY ONE Last week Abahlali baseMjondolo Western Cape made a call to MEC for human settlement M.R Bonginkosi Madikizela to sign an undertaking that he will never, ever again within the Western Cape Province demolish or evict people without … Continue reading

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DA MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela threatens to demolish more houses in Mandela Park

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Release and Invite 25 February 2011 MEC for Human Settlement in the Western Cape is set to come and demolish more brick houses in Mandela Park between Monday and Tuesday next week.  The news were leaked … Continue reading

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Four comrades are now under arrest

5 February 2011 Mandela Park Backyarders Emergency Press Release We returned to the police station to try to re-open the charges against the DA thugs – which they police has thrown out under pressure from the notorious Bonginkosi Madikizela. But … Continue reading

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Persecution from authorities against Backyarders dies down as illegal occupiers flood Mandela Park houses

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Release 8 December 2010 The Mandela Park Backyarders have finally experienced silence from Authorities after heavily armed police with soldiers moved in 6 families from Gugulethu and 45 other people from Town Two into unfinished houses … Continue reading

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Government organises the illegal occupation of their own unfinished houses

Mandela Park Backyarders Press Statement 15 November 2010 – For Immediate Release * Click here for the update on ‘Police hunting Backyarders’ * In the early hours of Monday the 15th of November, about 100 people invaded the 100 unfinished … Continue reading

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