8 Jun Two pockets of land at the historic Tana Baru cemetery up for Auction

The fight to preserve Bo Kaap’s heritage now faces another obstacle – with the potential auctioning of two pockets of land at the historic Tana Baru cemetery. According to the Tana Baru Trust, the Claremart Auction Group has announced that two erven will be auctioned at the end of the month at a reserve price of R20 million. The two erven, which constitutes 20% of the cemetery, are at the top of Longmarket Street and are owned by two Muslim families. VOC spoke to Tana Baru Trust chairperson Dr Adiel Bassier
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