ANC 'guilty of 21 years of politicking' over District Six, says DA

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- citizen.co.za | 5 months ago

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape has urged the national human settlements department to transfer the responsibly for land restitution to the Western Cape government to expedite the restitution of land to former residents of District Six in Cape Town.

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Western Cape’s “claims that the Democratic Alliance uses District Six as a political tactic ultimately diverts attention away from recognising the rights of District Six land claimants”, DA MPL and provincial standing committee on human settlements chairman Matlhodi Maseko said in a statement. Over 1,000 residents had been waiting to move home for 40 years.

“Our people can no longer wait,” Maseko said.

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