Tue, 23 July, 2019

LAND RIGHTS

Land rights in South Africa promises “land restitution” that aims to empower farm workers (who now have the opportunity to become farmers) and reduce inequality. It is believed to allow previously unemployed people to participate in the economy and better the country’s economic growth.

D6 Committee Open To Discussing Restitution Matters With Land Reform Dept

CAPE TOWN - The Rural Development and Land Reform Minister will have much to answer to in a District Six land claim case before the courts...

District Six Land Claimants Hope For Answers As Court Day Looms...

CAPE TOWN - District Six land claimants are hoping to get better answers from the Rural Development and Land Reform minister before...

How Land Reform Will Continue to be One of SA’s Biggest...

Signed into law by Nelson Mandela in 1996, South Africa’s constitution is one of the world’s great liberal documents. It enshrines the basic...

Shack Torched In Rustervaal Amid Protests Over Illegal Land Invasion

Rustervaal residents, in Vereeniging, say they will fight to remove a group of illegal land invaders in their community no matter what...

Land Invasion Leads To Closure Of N2 In Somerset West

The N2 highway in Somerset West has been closed in both directions as a result of a land invasion.

Land Ownership Dominates South African Election Debate

This year is the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections which brought Nelson Mandela to power and officially ended the...

Land Expropriation Report Ready For 6th Parliament

A parliamentary committee tasked with amending the Constitution to explicitly allow for land expropriation without compensation met for the last time on...

Experts Make More Submissions To Parly on Land Expropriation

CAPE TOWN - Parliament has received more submissions from experts on whether it should amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for expropriation...

Legal Route Clear For Parly To Amend Constitution For Land Expropriation

Parliament can move ahead with amending Section 25 of the Constitution without any fear of legal challenges.In 2018, the Western Cape High Court dismissed...

Land Reform: Where Is SA Headed?

Government hosted a two-day colloquium on Land Reform last week. It is currently one of the most contested debates in South Africa. CNBC Africa...

Constitution Amendment Bill For Land Expropriation A Step Closer

Parliament’s ad hoc committee tasked with amending the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation met for the second time on Thursday to plot out its...

Stop Land Expropriation Without Compensation, FF+ Tells Ramaphosa

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says President Cyril Ramaphosa must take responsibility for “nine wasted years,” referring to former President Jacob Zuma’s Presidency.At...

For Black South Africans, Land Seizure Is A Question Of Justice

As the land-seizure debate divides South Africa and threatens to spook investors, for many black citizens the issue isn’t about farming -- it’s about justice.

Will Land Expropriation Without Compensation Affect Urban Housing?

Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (Seri) researcher Lwazi Mtshigo explains how land expropriation without compensation will affect urban housing.South Africa is in the...

Laws And Land Dispossession

On the first day of his five-day Summer School course, Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza painted a grim picture of how the country's laws have been used to empower, and conversely, disempower South Africans regarding land.

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