Small legal victory for Bo-Kaap residents

File: The Bo-Kaap neighbourhood of Cape Town is inhabited by predominately Muslim Cape Malay people. Chiappini Street is a visible reminder of this colorful heritage.

File: The Bo-Kaap neighbourhood of Cape Town is inhabited by predominately Muslim Cape Malay people. Chiappini Street is a visible reminder of this colorful heritage.

The Bo-Kaap neighborhood of Cape Town is inhabited by predominately Muslim Cape Malay people. Chiappini Street is a visible reminder of this colorful heritage.

CAPE TOWN - The case involving Property developer, Blok, and Bo-Kaap residents has been postponed in the Western Cape High Court.

The company wanted to interdict the residents from entering their property and they're up in arms over Blok's process of renovating the district.

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The trial resumes on 18 December and the building crews have been stalled until the court case has made a decision.

Residents have stated that the development is forcing people who have lived in the area for years out through gentrification.