FF Plus accuses govt of lying about land reform

2016-04-26 18:50

FF Plus MP Pieter Groenewald has accused government of lying about its land reform programme by transferring land to itself instead of to people who lodged claim.

We are not causing violence in Dunoon - EFF

2016-04-22 18:00

The EFF has accused DA Western Cape leader Patricia de Lille of spreading false rumours that the party is responsible for violence in Dunoon.

SA landowners should prove land belongs to them, meeting hears

2016-04-21 19:04

The onus should be on current landowners to prove that it belongs to them, instead of putting the burden on black people who are trying to reclaim their land, a public meeting on the expropriation bill has heard.

Marikana residents have a week to respond to High Court order

2016-04-20 13:45

People illegally occupying government-issued houses in the Marikana area have one week to tell the North West High Court why they should not be evicted.

Foreign shop owners pack up after looting in Dunoon

2016-04-18 14:35

Foreign-owned shop owners are packing up what remains of their wares following looting during a housing protest in Dunoon.

EFF backs Dunoon residents in Cape Town housing protest

2016-04-08 15:01

Protesters have started to disperse after making their way from Dunoon to the Cape Town city centre during a protest over housing and services in the area.

Dunoon residents not informed about land issues - councillor

2016-03-20 22:57

Those who have been attempting to invade land in areas in and around Dunoon do not know the facts around land ownership in the area, an ANC councillor has told News24.

Dozens of Masiphumelele fire victims still homeless

2016-03-08 08:02

Most of the victims of the devastating Masiphumlele fire late last year have been relocated, but around 40 remain who say they have nowhere else to go while the City of Cape Town looks at 'various options'.

'Revolution in danger' if ANC doesn't implement land reform soon

2016-03-07 16:45

A Unisa academic has warned the ANC that unless it urgently implements its own land reform policies, the party will be in danger of having opposition parties take up the issue as their own.

Disappointment as council decides school should bid for vacant land

2016-03-04 10:51

Should unused land in the city be sold to economic developers or ­educational developers?


More than 140 000 new land claims lodged

2016-04-26 17:55

A total of 143 720 new land claims have been lodged across South Africa by the end of March 2016, Chief Land Claims Commissioner Nomfundo Ntloko-Gobodo says.

Just give me land; I will find my own seeds, public hearing told

2016-04-22 11:20

People expressed concern this week that people who might need to surrender their land in accordance with the Expropriation Bill would not be willing to comply.

Student, 53, returns 'home' in honour of parents who were forcibly removed

2016-04-21 07:47

Being a student at Stellenbosch University is like returning home for Griezelda Stuurman – part of the campus is on the land where she grew up before her family was forcibly removed in the 1960s.

De Lille blames 'EFF thugs and gangsters' for Dunoon violence

2016-04-19 13:34

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has pinned the blame for recent violence in Dunoon on "EFF thugs and gangsters".

'I wish I had something my baby son could call a home'

2016-04-15 09:15

Having spent over half her life looking after families in Sea Point, all domestic worker Landezwa Magabela wants is to have a decent, private home there that she can call her own.

Court orders Slovo Park upgrade

2016-04-05 12:36

A Slovo Park resident says he can now die a happy man, after the High Court in Johannesburg ordered the City to set in motion a process to develop the area, after years of broken promises.

Zim evaluates land for compensation - farms union

2016-03-18 14:12

Zimbabwe’s government has begun evaluating seized farms to determine whether their previous owners should be compensated, says the Commercial Farmers Union.

Expropriation Bill: Is your property safe?

2016-03-08 08:00

Shortcomings in the new proposed Expropriation Bill have raised concerns around property rights and investor confidence. Experts discuss the implications of the proposed legislation.

Durban land invasion halted

2016-03-06 20:13

Police and the Ethekwini Municipality’s Land Invasion Unit have scrambled to stop the building of shacks on city land near the Riverhorse Valley Industrial Park.

The new Expropriation Bill: Transformative or troubling?

2016-03-04 06:00

Shortcomings in the new Expropriation Bill by the National Assembly, raises concerns about its effect on investor confidence.

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