Amazon's Cape Town base: The battle to save South African culture
Campaigners in the South African city of Cape Town are trying to halt
the building of the African headquarters for Amazon. It's a battle that
pits cultural concerns against economic interests, as the BBC's
Vumani Mkhize writes.
It is an overcast day in Cape Town and the scenic Table Mountain is
shrouded in a ghostly cloud that silently cascades down the rocky green
At the foot of this historic landscape, a small group of activists from the
Khoi and San communities have gathered near the entrance of a huge
building site known as the River Club.
The communities are seen as some of the earliest inhabitants of southern
Africa. Read more here