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Attorney in midst of Amazon development debacle faces Legal Practice Council complaint

Besides misrepresenting his qualifications, a complaint has been laid against Cape Town attorney Timothy Dunn with the Legal Practice Council by the Willow Arts Collective (WAC).

The collective is a group of about 30 people who occupy the former National Circus School grounds at 2 Willow Street in Observatory.… Read more

River Club: New twist in the plot

The founder of the Krotoa of the Goringhaicona says he told developers to target Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council leader Tauriq Jenkins

The founder of Krotoa of the Goringhaicona, an organisation which favoured the development of the River Club site in Cape Town, has revealed that he urged the developers to target the leader of the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council, which opposed the development.… Read more

No urgency to stop River Club development, rules court

  • Contempt of court application to be heard on 11 and 12 October
  • Challenge to Goringhaicona leadership joined to hearings

Construction of the controversial multi-billion rand development at the River Club in Observatory continues despite legal challenges to the development.

Last month, an urgent application for an interdict was brought by the Observatory Civic Association (OCA) against the developers, Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust (LLPT) for resuming work despite a court order to halt construction, pending the hearing of a contempt of court application.… Read more

River Club opposition subject to faceless smear campaign

Anonymous pamphlets and a website are being used in an apparent attempt to hijack the Observatory Civic Association in order to smother litigation against the controversial River Club development.

Thousands of full-colour pamphlets were distributed door-to-door in Observatory on three different occasions in September.… Read more