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Stock image: Pixabay Source: https://bereamail.co.za/242445/berea-residents-reject-5g-towers-on-their-property/ AUTHOR Thabiso Goba, Journalist/Photographer July 30, 2020 The draft proposal, which was gazetted by Stella Ndabeni-Abarahams, Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, is part of the government’s expansion into the 5G network. Excerpt – for the full article, please see the link above. Heather Roos, chairperson of Umbilo Community Policing...
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Source: https://northcoastcourier.co.za/156284/proposed-5g-policy-would-erode-the-rights-of-property-owners-says-lawyer/ Author Penny Fourie, Journalist July 31, 2020 The new policy does away with the red tape and allows mobile network operators to install telecommunications stations – cellphone masts – at locations of their choice without prior approval from local authorities. Ballito attorney Andy Horton warned that the proposed policy by implication would erode...
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Source: https://www.falsebayecho.co.za/news/impact-of-5g-draft-policy-on-property-51606325?fbclid=IwAR1dDsdal_NJhkViITWAeGbu1cHp9FxvSpqpSdwHScHSCQg4qxxT499GuUI By Karen Kotze Jul 30, 2020 A government draft policy, if passed, will allow mobile networks to build 5G electronic communication infrastructure on your property without compensation. The draft submitted by Department of Communication and Digital Technologies Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams appears in Gazette No. 43537 dated Wednesday July 22. It says property owners could be...
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1.     Planetary electromagnetic pollution: it is time to assess its impact. 2.     Perception of Risk – Property values with nearby base stations and EMR-5G antennas have been reviewed by owners in New Zealand.                 3.     5G – There are a number of stages. 4.     Phones don’t meet the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) standard....
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A News 24 Article, source: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/municipalities-should-not-approve-building-plans-which-may-devalue-surrounding-properties-concourt-rules-20190219 The Constitutional Court has ruled that municipalities are obliged to consider the possibilities that a new development could devalue nearby properties before approving building plans. The court said that when a proposed building is being considered, the decision-maker should check against whether the proposed property could disfigure the area, or...
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An article in the Wall Street Journal (Aug. 15, 2018) points to a recent study in the Journal of Real Estate Research: 1. Vacant lots adjacent to high-voltage transmission lines sell for 45% less than equivalent lots not located near transmission lines. 2. Non-adjacent lots still located within 1,000 feet of transmission lines sell at...
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By KAREN WATKINS June 7, 2018 Disgruntled residents Jerome Kiley, Christine Bell, Kirsten Molyneaux, Bronwyn Lloyd and Carl Raymer. Residents in a quiet enclave of Plumstead have taken to the streets twice to protest about a cellphone mast to be erected on their doorstep. Standing across the road, in front of the Dutch Reformed Church...
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By Jon Houzet April 29, 2018 Municipality refuses application for NGK church land NDLAMBE Municipality has rejected a controversial application to build a cell tower on the property of the Port Alfred Dutch Reformed Church in Broadway, Forest Downs. There were numerous objections to the proposed cell tower from neighbours and surrounding community members when...
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