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Tag: land rights

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Zuma Woes Worsen as Zimbabwe Farmers Seek $133 Million

(Bloomberg) -- Jacob Zuma, the former South African president facing 16 corruption charges and a demand to pay back as much as 32 million...

Zuma Complicit in Zimbabwe Land Grabs – Another Constitutional Breach

CAPE TOWN — They say it takes a strong constitution to become a country’s president, but it also takes a strong Constitution to bring...

South Africa LAND SEIZURE: Brexiteer Demands May Condemn Cape Town Attack...

South Africa has attracted international attention over the last year after President Cyril Ramaphosa outlined plans for land reforms which would allow the Government to...

No to Expropriation Without Compensation (#EWC)

Time for ANC members to put SA and future generations ahead of party loyalty The ANC is playing a dangerous political game in forcing through...

WATCH: White South Africans Seek a Role in Land Reform

White South Africans are seeking a role in land reform as the ruling African National Congress party moves to change the constitution to allow...

WATCH: South Africa Land Reform

Land reform is a hot topic across South Africa, as the country considers changing its constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without...

Land Reform Must Not Reduce Farms to Forests

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni told Parliament during the tabling of his medium-term budget policy statement on Wednesday that government would transfer R4.4bn to...

Law Preventing African Women From Owning Property Unconstitutional

In a victory for African women, the Constitutional Court has confirmed a High Court order declaring a section of the Upgrading of Land Tenure...

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