Khoisan activists leave flats

Speaking to Eyewitness News on Monday, security guards said they have not seen the activists.

District Six flat invaders refuse to budge on 21 June 2013. Picture: Graeme Raubenheimer/EWN

CAPE TOWN - A group of Khoisan activists who invaded flats in District Six have left the area.

The group claimed the land belonged to them and their ancestors.

On Friday, a court interdict was obtained to remove the group from the flats.

Speaking to Eyewitness News on Monday, security guards said they had not seen the activists, despite a promise made by the group to return to the flats.

Khoisan activist Tania Kleinhans said they want what is rightfully theirs.

She claims the land was taken away from ancestors when the 1913 Natives Land Act was passed.

Meanwhile, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti is expected to visit the area over the next two weeks to speak with claimants.