ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

SAHRC applies for leave to appeal Mangaung evictions

2016-06-29 21:35

The SAHRC has applied for leave to appeal an order granted to the Mangaung metropolitan municipality to evict people illegally occupying land on a Bloemfontein farm.

Sakkieskamp land claimants want answers

2016-06-10 18:56

Twenty years - that is how long a group of Western Cape elderly people have been waiting for their land claim to be finalised.

Mashatile intervenes in Hammanskraal chieftaincy dispute

2016-06-02 18:38

Gauteng Housing and Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says he will meet all the members of the Kekana royal family in Hammanskraal and try to resolve the dispute regarding who is in charge of land that was recently the scene of violent protests.

Expropriation bill doesn't answer colonial question of land - EFF

2016-05-27 15:29

The recently passed expropriation bill is not an answer to the colonial question of land, the EFF has said.

Breadwinner killed in Hammanskraal was trying to earn R150

2016-05-27 10:13

A Soshanguve man who was killed during protests in Hammanskraal was his family's breadwinner and was hoping to earn just R150 that day.

These photos show real inequality in Cape Town

2016-05-25 09:48

A Cape Town photographer has provided a new perspective on the city's inequality: he used a drone to take photos of the glaring divides between the rich and the poor.

Calm returns to Hammanskraal despite uncertainties over land evictions

2016-05-25 07:29

The township of Hammanskraal is calm following days of protests, but uncertainties still remain over the possibility of further evictions.

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Here's what you need to know about the Hammanskraal protests

Here's what you need to know about civil unrest on the streets of Hammanskraal, Pretoria where at least two people were killed on Monday night.

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I've never been this scared - News24 reporter

2016-05-24 09:43

A journalist covering protests in Hammanskraal has been robbed at gunpoint with News24’s reporter, Karabo Ngoepe, saying the violence was so bad he feared he would die.

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WATCH: Fires burn in Hammanskraal as police remove smouldering debris

Watch as Hammanskraal residents take to the streets again on Tuesday, continuing their protests by blockading roads with burning tyres and rocks.

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Sea Point site can be a symbol of healing - religious leaders

2016-06-29 13:10

Religious leaders have added their voice to the call to stop the sale of the Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, saying it can be a symbol of healing, unity and desegregation in Cape Town.

EFF will expropriate 'stolen land' in municipalities we govern - Malema

2016-06-07 16:08

The EFF will expropriate land without compensation in municipalities that it governs after the local government elections, party Julius Malema has promised.

Malema wades into Zuma

2016-05-30 12:31

EFF leader Julius Malema has used a speech in KZN to lambast a "selfish" President Jacob Zuma as well as "immature and backward people" in the province "who do not know what democracy is".

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WATCH: Chilling account of killings in Hammanskraal

Sam Tshabalala's brother Elias was killed during altercations between Red Ants, demolition workers and Hammanskraal residents on Monday.

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Expropriation bill ready for Zuma's signature

2016-05-26 19:33

The expropriation bill, which sets out the new ways that the government can take land with compensation, has been passed with a massive majority in the National Assembly.

Mashatile, Ramokgopa to visit troubled Hammanskraal area

2016-05-25 09:48

The MEC of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile and Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa will visit the troubled area of Kanana in Hammanskraal following days of violent protests, says an official.

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WATCH: News24 journalist reports from violent Hammanskraal hotbed

Karabo Ngoepe reports from the site of heated protests in Hammanskraal, Pretoria where community leaders met to call for calm the day after two people were killed.

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MEC Mashatile awaiting report on Hammanskraal protest

2016-05-24 10:56

Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says he is awaiting a report from the City of Tshwane regarding violent protests which are now in their second day in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria.

Hammanskraal protesters reject claim of EFF influence

2016-05-24 08:45

Protesting residents of Hammanskraal have rejected claims by Sanco that the EFF is to blame for illegal land occupation.

Protesters return with burning tyres to Hammanskraal's streets

2016-05-24 07:54

Hammanskraal residents have taken to the streets again, continuing their protests by blockading roads with burning tyres and rocks.

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