Visiting Empolweni community members in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, who were recently evicted from their homes. pic.twitter.com/B2Zi3y6RKP
— Lindiwe Sisulu (@LindiweSisuluSA) April 19, 2020
I drove to Cape Town a few days ago to attend to the matter.
Yesterday, we received a court ruling on the matter – the court ruled in favour of 49 of the evicted families. https://t.co/LlAnpv4FnU
— Lindiwe Sisulu (@LindiweSisuluSA) April 18, 2020
“It has also come to our attention that some of our community members are invading land parcels during this time. These actions are de-focussing our attention from saving our nation from the COVID-19 pandemic. We call upon NGOs and community leaders to expose opportunists who seek to take advantage of our vulnerable community members who are in dire need of decent shelter over their heads,” says Sisulu.
In the video, Minister Lunch Sisulu welcomes court ruling on Cape Town evictions: