Archiv für Juli 2009

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Zimbabwe: Squatters Request Residential Stands

Harare — Close to 200 squatters in Gunhill, on the stretch of land bordered by the suburb, Borrowdale Race Course and Pockets Hill are requesting Harare City Council and the Government to allocate them residential stands while others want assistance to relocate to their rural homes.

Harare mayor Mr Muchadeyi Masunda said council was doing an audit to identify criminal elements and to establish the real needs of the rest. Part of the land the squatters are occupying is reserved for commercial, housing and the development of a freeway from the roundabout of the Newlands bypass into Borrowdale Road.

Perak taskforce to resolve squatter, land title issues

IPOH: The Perak government has set up a special taskforce to resolve the long-standing issues of squatters and the issuance of land titles in the state before the next general election.

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir said the immediate duty of the taskforce would be to identify the number of squatters affected and their locations.

“At present, the number of squatters stands at about 14,000 families in the state.


Squatters bring misery to St Albans street

A GROUP of determined squatters who have set up home in three empty properties at the heart of a controversial planning battle are making the lives of other residents a misery.

Residents of Inkerman Road say their once peaceful neighbourhood has been sabotaged by around 20 unwelcome trespassers who have occupied three boarded-up houses in the street.


Squatters occupy £3m home on ‚millionaire’s row‘

The three men, from Romania and France, have been living at the run-down house on The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, north London, for the last two months.
Not far away lies Lakshmi Mittal’s £40 million gated home, Summer Palace, while members of the Saudi Arabian and Brunei royal families own large properties further along the road.