Over 9000 new land claims lodged in KZN
Author: Nokuthula Ntuli
More than 9 000 claims have been lodged with the KwaZulu-Natal Land Claims Commission since the reopening of the claims process in July last year.
This is more than half of the 16 000 claims it received between 1994 and 1998.
“A lot of effort has been put into making people aware of this window period and we hope they come in large numbers to lodge claims up until June 2019,” said the MEC for Agriculture and Rural Development, Cyril Xaba, on Monday.
Xaba and his team came to Durban to launch the services of a mobile land restitution office – a bus – which will travel around the province to make the commission’s services more accessible.
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