Cape Town's Bo Kaap Erupts In Gentrification Protests

The Bo Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa, formerly known as the Malay Quarter and is situated on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city centre. It is an historical centre of Cape Malay culture. It has over the years, seen the erosion of the area by developers and people with deep pockets, moving into the community and destroying its rich history. Arrests were made by police.



Bo Kaap Residents Take On Developers and Gentrification

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The Bo Kaap is an area of Cape Town, South Africa, formerly known as the Malay Quarter and is situated on the slopes of Signal Hill above the city centre. It is an historical centre of Cape Malay ...

  • South Africa:  Bo-Kaap Protesters in Stand-Off With Crane

    GroundUp, 20 November 2018

    About 50 protesters gathered at the corner of Buiten and Buitengracht Street on Tuesday. Their aim was to prevent a crane from entering Bo-Kaap and making its way to a development… Read more »

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