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Cape Town boom a bust for long-time tenants

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Activist Shane van der Mescht is part of a group called Reclaim the City occupying an abandoned hospital in Woodstock where wards and offices have been turned into bedrooms and meeting spaces.

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A reclaimed space in one of the hospital's former wards.

Cape Town

AS a child in the 1970s, Charmaine Marcus was forcefully removed from her Cape Town neighbourhood when the apartheid government declared it a whites-only area.

Now, as a property boom transforms once-neglected suburbs into trendy and expensive enclaves, she faces being

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