#MakeAmazonPay campaign hits Cape Town

By Bulelwa Payi – Nov 28, 2021

When activists and employees of Amazon staged protests against the tech giant across the world on Black Friday, calls on the company to end its “colonial indifference”, also echoed across a contested site in Observatory.

A group of indigenous people, land activists and civic associations waved placards on the banks of the Liesbeek and Black rivers to highlight their opposition to the River Club development where Amazon will be an anchor tenant.

The protest action was to reclaim the river, regarded as a heritage significance for first nation Khoi groups…