Category Archives: Breaking New Ground

Human Settlements Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo visits KwaMbonambi

Human Settlements Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo visited KwaMbonambi in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal on Friday as part of her community outreach and engagement programmes marking the Youth Month. The event which took place on the 29th of June attracted at least more than 3 500 young people drawn from 28 schools from the area. Hundreds of community members…
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Government to acquire more land for new housing projects in Gugulethu

The Department of Human Settlements working with the Western Cape Province and the City of Cape Town are in the process of buying more land to build houses to cater for the ever rising demand for adequate shelter in the Mother City. Human Settlements Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo told residents of Gugulethu, one of Cape Town’s…
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Government to prioritize title deed distribution to beneficiaries

An amount of R518.6 million has been set aside this year for the Title Deeds Restoration Grant programme. This was announced by Human Settlements Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo in Parliament during her Budget Vote speech at the National Council of Provinces earlier this month. The Department of Human Settlements needs to clear South Africa’s title deeds…
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Real Estate Industry is still grappling with transformation

Human Settlements’ Deputy Minister Zou Kota-Fredericks has expressed dissatisfaction at the slow  pace of transformation in the Real Estate industry. Deputy Minister Kota-Fredericks was speaking during her Budget Vote in the National Council of Provinces in Parliament on the 7th June 2018. “According to the annual report of the Estate Affairs Agency Board [EAAB], less…
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