District Six land claimants still optimistic

District six residents say they're optimistic that the area will be redeveloped. 

CAPE TOWN - District Six residents say they're optimistic that the area will be redeveloped despite Rural Development and Land Reform Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

The minister told the Western Cape High Court that financial budget constraints caused the delay.

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Nkoana-Mashabane asked public and private sector stakeholders to help make up the over R2-billion shortfall the department needs to redevelop the area.

In total, 3,000 families are waiting to be returned to the area.

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eNCA