Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Houses of White Owners to be Confiscated (S. Africa)


BuaNews [South Africa]
12 August 2008

Confiscation of houses in North West is a hoax

Mafikeng - The North West Housing Department has confirmed that a letter, alleging that about 5000 houses are to be seized from "white house owners", is a hoax.

According to the department, the fraudulent declaration was signed by a fictitious "Richard Molefe," who allegedly works at the department, saying the houses would be seized and handed over to the formerly disadvantaged.

The declaration on 31 July was fraudulently written on the letterhead of the North West provincial legislature and circulated in Klerksdorp. [...]