Tue, 10 December, 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.

Bill On Land Expropriation To Be Open For Public Comment Soon

The pressure is on in Parliament on Tuesday as the special committee considering land expropriation debates a possible constitutional amendment.

State-Owned Land Must Be Distributed By All 3 Spheres Of Govt...

CAPE TOWN - Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille said that state-owned land was being transferred by her department to support the...

Economic Cluster Ministers Set For NCOP Grilling Over Land Expropriation, SABC

Ministers in the economic cluster will on Tuesday face members of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) to respond to questions about...

‘It’s Not Their Land’: Ennerdale Residents Ready To Fight Govt Over...

JOHANNESBURG - Ennerdale residents on Wednesday said they were prepared to fight the Gauteng Human Settlements Department over land invasions in the Constitutional Court.The...

JHB Land Invasions Case Struck Off The Roll In High Court

JOHANNESBURG - An application launched by the Gauteng Human Settlements Department to have invaders removed from its land has been struck from the urgent...

Ready for Restitution? The People Are But our Institutions are Not!

South Africa embarked on a land reform process in 1994 to address the country’s tragic history of inequitable land distribution along racial lines.

Parliament: Constitution Amendment For Land Expropriation Will Go Ahead

Parliament said the amendment of the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation will happen whether people are opposed to it...

Mabuza: Govt Will Meet Deadline For Expropriation Without Compensation

Deputy President David Mabuza said that amending the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation was still high on government’s priority list.Mabuza...

Land Reform – A Possible Game Changer In The Tourism Sector

Successful implementation of the land reform programme has the potential to accelerate the growth of the tourism sector by deflating simmering fears...

Motshekga Expects Intense Debate On Wording To Allow For Land Expropriation...

Dr Mathole Motshekga, who is the chairman of the parliamentary ad hoc committee tasked with changing Section 25 of the Constitution to...

Land Expropriation In South Africa: The Way Forward

The parliamentary ad hoc committee on changing section 25 of the Constitution to simplify expropriation without compensation met yesterday and mapped out the legislative...

AgriSA Raises Concerns Over Recommendations In Land Reform Report

AgriSA said it was extremely concerned about several aspects of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform's report.The final...

Wide-Ranging Reforms Needed To Fast-Track Land Reform, Says Advisory Panel

The land reform advisory panel on Sunday said wide-ranging institutional reforms were needed to fast-track land reform.That’s just...

Parliamentary Committee Could Get March 2020 As Deadline For Land Reform...

A draft motion likely to be passed by South African lawmakers would give a new parliamentary committee until March 2020 to report...

Ramaphosa To Soon Make Land Reform Report Public

President Cyril Ramaphosa said that he will soon make public the report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture.