Opposing lawyers argue money versus heritage on Amazon River Club development

Bulelwa Payi – 23 Jan 2022

AMAZON’S withdrawal from the controversial River Club development could “rob” Cape town of a R7.4 billion cash injection for its “ailing” economy, while Khoisan people argued their heritage was not up for sale.

These were among a myriad arguments presented before Western Cape High Court deputy judge president Patricia Goliath during a three-day marathon sitting to hear an application to halt further construction of what is to be tech-giant Amazon’s African headquarters…