South African Shack Dwellers Promise 'War' Over Demolitions
Residents of the Chris Hani informal settlement in the town of Vereeniging, have said that they refuse to vacate a piece of land despite a court order, and issued a warning to the Red Ant Security Company responsible for demolitions that no shack would be touched without a fight.
News24Wire, 29 April 2019
Residents of Chris Hani informal settlement in Ironside, outside Vereeniging, are resolute that they not going to move. Read more »
Red Ants demolish a shack occupying private land in Dunoon on Thursday.
South Africa: Red Ants Demolish 110 Shacks in Dunoon
GroundUp, 25 April 2019
An army of Red Ants -- some wearing red overalls others in black riot gear and carrying guns -- demolished 110 shacks in Dunoon on Thursday. The shacks were on privately owned land… Read more »
News24Wire, 26 April 2019
"Where must I go?" asked Justice Mabaleka repeatedly as the Red Ants tore down shacks on a privately owned tract of land next to Dunoon, north of Cape Town. Read more »
News24Wire, 24 April 2019
A group of land occupiers in Ironside, Vereeniging, have threatened violence against the Red Ants who were in the area on Wednesday to evict and demolish their shacks. Read more »
The Western Cape human settlements department has enforced a court order allowing the demolition of 87 illegal structures on land intended for future housing projects near George, ... Read more »