HERMAN MASHABA : WE WILL ONLY PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION TO SOUTH AFRICANS

HERMAN MASHABA : WE WILL ONLY PROVIDE ACCOMMODATION TO SOUTH AFRICANS

JOHANNESBURG – Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says in a month’s time private business will know exactly how many hijacked buildings owned by the city are available for development.

Mashaba has been strongly criticised by human rights group SERI for the manner in which officials conduct raids to assess the unlawfully occupied buildings.

The time is approaching for private developers to make proposals to the city to turn the unlawfully occupied buildings owned by the City of Joburg into affordable housing.

Mashaba gave a stern warning to his critics.

“These so-called human rights lawyers, I’m warning them in advance so that they can start making preparations. We will only provide accommodation exclusively to South Africans.”

Mashaba says that through these building projects, job opportunities will be created.

“One of the conditions of us giving these buildings to the private sector is to tell us how many people they are going to be employed.”

SERI says that when someone asks the organization to assist with a legal battle, then will it go to court.

Story: Mia Lindeque
(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)

About author

Nigerians in South Africa
Nigerians in South Africa 1632 posts

We are about democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

You might also like

Politics 0 Comments

INTRUDERS THOUGHT STEALING A GIANT GOLD MACE WOULD DISRUPT NIGERIA’S PARLIAMENT. IT DIDN’T WORK.

A group of intruders stormed into Nigeria’s senate on Wednesday, leaving lawmakers stunned after they absconded with their apparent prize: a ceremonial mace. Just a day later, police announced they

Life & Style 0 Comments

More South Africans are getting qualified‚ big jump in number of black learners in further education

An increase of 3.3% year-on-year in qualification achievements has been measured over the 20-year period from 1995 to 2014. This is according to the South African Qualifications Authority. The authority

Community 0 Comments

Western Cape battles fires‚ strong winds and massive waves

Provincial local governance spokesman James-Brent Styan confirmed‚ in an update at 1am on Thursday‚ that 8,000 to 10,000 evacuations had taken place in the town of 77,000 residents. “The fire

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply