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.

In 2018, the Western Cape High Court dismissed lobby group AfriForum’s urgent

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...
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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...
The commission tasked with the constitution amendment to allow for land expropriation without compensation met on Thursday.

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...
Land Expropriation

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...
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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.
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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...
Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza

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.
Land expropriation in Uagnda

Opinion: SA Can Learn From Uganda’s History Of Land Expropriation Without...

The South African government has signaled its intention to pursue a policy of expropriation without compensation, based in part on the narrative that the minority...
LAND RIGHTS

Right To Compensation Central To Protecting Human Rights

Government’s push to water down the constitutional protection for property rights in South Africa by amending the Constitution should shock everyone of whatever race...
land reform

Failure of Land Reform Could Spell Calamity for South Africa

The land issue has been a focus of debate in South Africa in 2018, which saw the government accelerating its land reform programme unprecedentedly.The year...
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Zuma Takes to Twitter to Share His View on Land Reform

Former president Jacob Zuma has been making the most of his social media account, this time with a video post detailing his opinion on...
Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

Public Works Minister Under Fire For Releasing Land Expropriation Bill For...

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi has come under fire for releasing the Expropriation Bill for public comment during the festive season.Nxesi released the bill...
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Rural Development, Land Reform Minister Hands Back Land to Dispossessed Community

JOHANNESBURG - Rural development and land reform minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has handed back land to a community in North West province dispossessed of it...
Land reform

Land Reform Minister Returns Land To Dispossessed Community

Rural development and land reform minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has handed back land to a community in North West province dispossessed of it years ago.The...
Land reform

Pallo Jordan: What Does Addressing the Land Question in SA Actually...

Since the adoption of a resolution by ANC’s elective conference in December 2017, to change the constitutional provision requiring equitable compensation for land expropriated...

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