Court Freezes Planned Amazon HQ in Cape Town on Historically Significant Site

Lisa Vives, Global Information Network – 24 Jan 2022

NEW YORK (IDN) — A massive new complex housing Amazon’s proposed South African headquarters along with a hotel and other businesses continues to face stiff opposition from indigenous Khoisan, environmental and community groups despite city officials already approving of construction of the nine-story construction.

Opponents say the project will ruin a historically significant riverside site in Cape Town and harm the environment. The Khoisan were some of the country’s first inhabitants and their presence in the southern tip of Africa dates back thousands of years…