Centenarian fights on in land claim battle


Centenarian fights on in land claim battle

The centenarian who has been fighting since 2001 for transfer into his name of a modest piece of land near Pietermaritzburg (nose213) so that he, his family, and his nine goats can live there in peace and contentment, has won a significant court battle to speed up the transfer.

Zabalaza Mshengu, who is 103 years old, was officially declared a labour tenant in 2007 after having lodged his claim in 2001 for a 5-hectare portion of a farm near Ashburton and the N3. 

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