land restitution

Keiskammahoek villagers march on the offices of Amathole District Municipality

The people of Keiskammahoek woke up very early yesterday morning and made their way to East London. They hoisted home-made placards and sang as they marched from the public open space at the top of Oxford Street to the offices of Amathole District Municipality. They are fed up. Here is the text of the memorandum that was handed over to the mayor.

"M E M O R A N D U M

Land transfer for Cata

We have been very slow to report some very important news – our apologies for this... in mid-August, some 16 years after the signing of the Cata land restitution settlement agreement, title to the land was transferred to the Communal Property Association.