Rest in Peace: Alan Roberts

We mourn the loss of our trustee, Mr Alan Roberts who succumbed to COVID complications. Alan was a distinguished trade unionist, activist and freedom fighter during Apartheid. In 1994, Alan served as an advisor to the Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs and subsequently worked as the Western Cape Land Claims Commissioner for three years.…

NDIFUNA UKWAZI SEEKS INTERVENTION IN LANDMARK DISTRICT SIX CASE TO ADVOCATE FOR RACIAL REDRESS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING

Press Release 20 February 2024 Yesterday, 19 February 2024, Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) applied to the Western Cape High Court to intervene as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in a significant case concerning the historic District Six neighbourhood in Cape Town. The main application, launched by six families residing in Searle Street, District Six, on…

Vacancy: Attorney – Deadline for Applications 24 January 2024* CORRECTION – FRIDAY 27 JANUARY

Ndifuna Ukwazi (NU) is an activist organization and law center that promotes the realization of  constitutional rights and social justice through providing organizing, research and legal support and  representation to poor and working class people, communities and social movements. We work to  advance urban land justice in Cape Town through the protection and expansion of…

NU December Auction

  BID FOR A PIECE OF URBAN LAND JUSTICE HISTORY! AN NU DECEMBER FUNDRAISER THIS WEEKEND ONLY Have your own A3 Photograph which documents some of the work done by NU and RTC over the last few years. All photos taken by our very own Zacharia Mashele. Bids can be made directly on Instagram in…

President, Ministers challenged to act on land reform and redistribution

Press Release 23 August President, Ministers challenged to act on land reform and redistribution Today, 8 social movements from across South Africa will submit requests to President Cyril Ramaphosa to donate 32 pieces of vacant and underutilised public land to communities living with insecure tenure by making use of the State Land Disposal Act. There…

Urban Land Justice 2023

Join us as we interrogate some of our country’s most pressing urban issues including the housing and segregation crises. Work with us to re-centre the home as the heart of the struggle for a dignified life. Be a part of the launch of a People’s Land Map of vacant and underutilised public land, the first…