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Minister of Rural Development & Land Reform and Environmental Affairs to handover Kruger National Park Land Claims Compensation
The Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mr Gugile Nkwinti will hand over financial compensation to communities in respect of various land claims on the Kruger National Park. Minister Nkwinti will be accompanied by the Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, and the Chief Executive of SANParks, Mr Fundisile Mketeni.

The event is part of Phase One of the settlement of land claims by communities from Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The award of financial compensation is in line with the 2008 Cabinet Decision on equitable redress as the approved option for the settlement of the land claim on the Kruger National Park.

Members of the media are invited to attend.

Date: Saturday 21 May 2016
Time: 10:00 (media briefing)
Venue: Skukuza, Kruger National Park

RSVP DEADLINE: 16 May 2016.

RSVP Contact:

Sibusiso Lubisi, (012) 312 9395, Cell 076 7931 658, Email: Sibusiso.lubisi@drdlr.gov.za

For media inquiries contact:

Pulane Molefe, Commission on Restitution of Land Rights. Cell: 071 855 8369 or pulane.molefe@drdlr.gov.za
Albi Modise, Department of Environmental Affairs. Cell: 083 490 2871 or amodise@environment.gov.za
Reynold Thakhuli, SANParks. Cell: 072 373 4999 or tey.thakhuli@sanparks.org


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