ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

Cape Town airport faces land claim

2017-04-27 07:59

A Cape Town family is still waiting for a land claim on Cape Town International Airport to be settled.

ANC wants to extend date for land restitution claims

2017-04-24 18:47

An ANC MP will soon lodge a private member’s bill in Parliament in an attempt to reopen land restitution claims, the party says.

Court asked to tell government to consider expropriating land near Cango Caves

2017-04-13 08:35

Western Cape MEC for education Debbie Schafer should be ordered to consider expropriating the land on which Grootkraal Primary School is situated, the High Court has heard in an eviction case.

How to keep hope alive

2017-04-09 14:12

A culture of multitribalism, nonracism and nonsexism must prevail to realise our new democracy, writes Njabulo S Ndebele.

Redhill land claimant compensated nearly 20 years later

2017-04-04 10:11

Lily Margaret Lawrence has, after 20 years, received an undisclosed compensation fee for land that her and her family were forcibly removed from in Redhill, near Simons Town.

Zuma: No to land grabs, yes to amending Constitution

2017-03-30 17:11

President Jacob Zuma says the ANC will never support illegal land grabs, but must consider amending the Constitution to include land expropriation without compensation.

Minister moves to calm land reform fears

2017-03-28 12:53

Land reform minister Gugile Nkwinti says the country needs clarity on the ruling party's current stance on land, and the ANC is still guided by the provisions in the Constitution.

Activists occupy nurses' home in Cape Town over land sale issue

2017-03-26 23:10

Police have been activated to remove Reclaim the City activists occupying the Helen Bowden Nurses Home next to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

ANC defers divisive land debate to a special NEC

2017-03-25 09:38

The ANC will hold a special National Executive Committee meeting to discuss the divisive land issue, also expected to be used as a rallying call ahead of its December elective conference.

Government must give state property to the poor - analyst

2017-03-24 05:02

Rather than distribute government property to the people, the political class continues to engage in racial demagoguery on the issue, says Martin van Staden.

 

Mining company to begin mediation talks with Northern Cape community

2017-04-25 09:45

Kumba Iron Ore representatives are expected to enter into mediation talks with the Dingleton community in a bid to resolve a dispute over land in the area.

Judge to visit Grootkraal school before reaching verdict in eviction case

2017-04-14 11:01

Arguments have wrapped up in the eviction case of the Grootkraal primary school and church and all parties have agreed that the judge will visit the site before ruling on the matter.

Judge accuses education minister of disrespecting pupils' rights

2017-04-11 23:07

Western Cape education MEC Debbie Schafer has been disrespectful towards the rights of pupils, a High Court judge has said during arguments in the eviction case of a school and a church.

ANC's leaders living in another world – A conversation with Jay Naidoo

2017-04-07 09:17

The ANC's current leadership is trying to defend the indefensible, former Cabinet minister Jay Naidoo says.

Restitution: A waiting game

2017-04-02 07:49

Land redress is best understood in personal stories, such as this one involving families who lived on Hilton Farm for years and have tried to stand their ground, writes Njabulo S Ndebele.

Just pause a bit on land grabs, says Buthelezi

2017-03-30 15:50

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has told the National House of Traditional Leaders that it is not the right time to deviate from the Constitution on land redistribution.

Reclaim the City occupies two buildings in Cape Town

2017-03-27 07:17

Activists from Reclaim the City have occupied two provincial government buildings in Cape Town in the hope of pressuring authorities to develop affordable inner city accommodation.

‘The ANC must die for land to be returned’

2017-03-26 06:34

Factionalism within the governing party and its recent adoption of the EFF’s call for radical economic transformation show how ineffectual it has become, writes Dali Mpofu.

New bill will set out unique land ceilings

2017-03-24 09:29

A new bill that will set out unique land ceilings for various districts in the country has been published in the Government Gazette for public comment.

Police monitor 'dead quiet' Masiphumelele after protests

2017-03-20 20:29

Police are monitoring Masiphumelele, in Cape Town, following community protests over moves to stop people from trying to move onto a tract of unoccupied land.

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