Mass land invasion in Khayelitsha

About 2,000 residents of Khayelitsha in Cape Town invaded a piece of land near the Nolungile Station where they began erecting informal houses in an attempt to secure a permanent plot.

A man stands next to his newly completed shack in what settlers named 'Azania', the area of land they invaded next to the Nolungile Station in Khayelitsha. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN