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Details of a second large transfer of prime residential land to national government by the Western Cape's former ANC-led administration were revealed by the province's new housing MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela.
"In terms of the deal, 391,7 hectares of land owned by the provincial department of local government and housing is to be transferred to the Housing Development Agency," he told a media briefing in Cape Town yesterday.
As with the first deal, this too had taken place just before the April 22 elections. The agreement was signed on April 20 and finalised on May 4, the second-last day it was legally possible for the outgoing administration to sign off such documents.
"This was done to frustrate us, as the new administration, so we don't deliver services," Madikizela said.
The latest land deal involves six parcels of land in the Cape Town metropole and near Stellenbosch.
Madikizela said the latest land agreement was "highly unusual" as it involved a deed of sale. - Sapa