Indigenous land dispute dogs efforts by US e-commerce giant to expand in Africa

Some descendants of South Africa’s indigenous Khoi and San population oppose Amazon’s plan to build its headquarters on their pristine land, according to a report by Reuters.

Rights groups last week filed an interdict at the Western Cape High Court to halt the $284 million development which would include a hotel, residential units and retail offices including Amazon’s.

56,000 people have signed a petition opposing the building plans on land, previously home to a golf course, which community leaders say has archaeological value and should be made a heritage site…