Markus Jooste's family fence 'privatises' seaside path

Former Steinhoff boss linked to row over public access

09 June 2019 - 00:00 By BOBBY JORDAN

Disgraced Steinhoff boss Markus Jooste had no problem with the public buying his overvalued shares. But good luck accessing the public shoreline in front of the now infamous "Steinhoff" property in Hermanus, the quiet tourist town where Jooste invested millions of his allegedly ill-gotten fortune.

The 7,441m² property overlooking Poole's Bay is at the centre of a public access row involving a famous path that winds its way along most of the town's sea frontage, except for an 800m stretch in front of Poole's Bay...

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