President Cyril Ramaphosa, together with Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, will on Saturday 23rd March 2019, officiate a land restitution handover ceremony to the Ebenhaeser community in the Matzikama Local Municipality located in the West Coast District in the Western Cape. The long awaited prestigious ceremony will mark the successful resolution of the land claim lodged by the Ebenhaeser Community on 53 farms which comprised of an established 1566 hectares of predominantly commercial wine grape land parcels. Currently, thirteen farms/properties have been acquired and handed over to Ebenhaeser CPA.
The Ebenhaeser CPA contributes a significant portion of its grapes produce to local sellers and the fact that they acquired wine farms with registered water rights puts their business in a long path of viability and sustainability for the current generation and building a legacy for the future generations.
Other communities to receive title deeds include Beeswater (Vanrhynsdorp) and Vaalplaas (Paternoster).
The Presidential Handover Ceremony is scheduled to take place as follows: Date : Saturday, 23 March 2019 Time : 10H00 Venue : Ebenhaeser Sports Field, Matzikama Local Municipality, West Coast District
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Mr. Vuyani Nkasayi on Tel. (021) 409 0321, 083 579 1516, firstname.lastname@example.org Mr Mphahlela Given Rammutla on 076 823 4678, Mphahlela.Rammutla@drdlr.gov.za Mr Sibusiso Lubisi on 076 793 1658 email email@example.com
To schedule interviews and broadcast requirements, kindly contact Mr Moses Rannditsheni on 082 448 2450 or Vuyani Nkasayi – Tel. (021) 409 0321, 083 579 1516;
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