Strand residents invaded a road reserve and Dunoon residents invaded an open piece of land next to Malibongwe Drive.
Mayco member for human settlements Malusi Booi attributed land invasions to political interference, saying they were a result of political parties trying to settle scores and win votes.
In Langa, a committee chairperson fled the area after threats were made on his life and his family. Ayanda Mfazwe had to flee after he exposed the sale of plots by a group of people on a piece of land owned by the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa).
However, ANC Western Cape spokesperson Dennis Cruywagen said the invasions were a sign that people desperately needed land and houses. He said the need was so great that the city must accelerate building houses....
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