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Tag: land reform

No Man’s Land: Informal Land Rights Holders and Traditional Authorities

In March 2018, Nomakhwezi Mthizana-Base was informed by the headwoman in her local area of Bhongweni, Phase 1, Mthatha that she must...

City to Buy, Expropriate Land for Housing

The eThekwini Municipality has outlined an ambitious plan to eradicate its 40-year housing backlog by purchasing more than 700 plots of land...

Land Owners Victory – The Witness

In a victory for landowners, the office of the valuer-general no longer has the final say with regards to the amount landowners...

Presidential Panel Member Rejects Final Report on South African Land Reform

The composition of the panel was problematic in that it included people from different backgrounds. It was not going to be easy...

Make 20m South Africans Property Owners Before 2020

I do not agree that “government must hand over all State-owned residential land to its occupants immediately, in freehold title deeds.” Furthermore,...

Why Land Reform Will Continue to be One of South Africa’s...

Land redistribution through just and equitable means remains contentious in the South African political and judicial landscape. Under the apartheid rule, the...

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...

Mabuza: No Need To Be Apprehensive About Our Land Reform Approach

CAPE TOWN - Deputy President David Mabuza says that land reform is not a race-based, punitive act and says that land should...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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