Update from our chair

We go into the new year with our campaign against the River Club happening on several fronts The Interim Interdict halting construction issued by Judge Goliath in March 2022, was overturned by a full bench of the High Court in November 2022. However, the OCA has appealed that decision, in particular the cost order made…

December 16th and way forward

Dear Regular LAC The Day of Reconciliation event at Robben Island was very successful. I have attached the programme for the 16th and the written text I presented and Marc presented. Secondly, since our backabuddy site has been closed, we have worked hard to set up two other platforms A GofundMe site A Givengain site…

Amazon, Khoisan face off over Cape Town headquarters

Loni Prinsloo – 15 December 2022 On the outskirts of Cape Town, at the base of Table Mountain and set back from a tangle of freeways, the Liesbeek and Black rivers meet in a small stretch of marshland. The 37-acre plot isn’t pristine — it lies next to a railyard and was until recently home…

Amazon Cape Town headquarters fight turns personal

Steve Kretzmann – 15 October 2022 A bitter battle is playing out in the Western Cape High Court over who can speak for a First Nations tribe in the controversial R4.6 billion Amazon development in Cape Town. The development, at the confluence of the Black and Liesbeek Rivers where Khoi people were first dispossessed of…