Foreigners with farms over 12 000ha must sell

2015-02-24 12:59

Foreigners who own land above the 12 000 hectares cap will need to sell any excess farmland, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Affairs Gugile Nkwinti.

Land plans show higher state involvement - expert

2015-02-21 07:00

Proposals on land reform in President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address show an increasing tendency toward higher state involvement, says an economist.

Mulder: Zuma should have said something about the disruptions

2015-02-12 22:43

Had President Jacob Zuma been a strong leader, he would have made a comment on the disruptions to his State of the Nation address in Parliament, says FF+ leader Pieter Mulder.

Diepsloot quiet after land grab - police

2015-02-02 12:59

The police are continuing to monitor an area in Diepsloot where an attempted land grab took place at the weekend, Gauteng police say.

Police fire rubber bullets at Diepsloot protesters

2015-01-31 15:27

Police have fired rubber bullets at a group of protesters in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

Bultfontein land case postponed

2015-01-22 19:11

The North Gauteng High Court has postponed ruling on whether a order forcing squatters off a farm in Bultfontein should be made permanent, AfriForum says.

Tshwane to raise R500m in land, property auction

2015-01-21 15:49

The City of Tshwane will put 81 properties and 10 prime portions of land on auction to raise R500m to fund various projects, Mayor Kgosientso Sputla Ramokgopa says.

Gauteng wants to resolve land issues

2015-01-20 14:16

Gauteng has identified land reform and redistribution as matters requiring immediate resolution, Rural Development MEC Lebogang Maile says.

EFF to launch land occupation programmes

2015-01-18 14:11

The EFF in Gauteng would launch a programme to occupy vacant land this year, the party in the province says.

Zuma: We have to serve the people

2015-01-10 18:20

President Jacob Zuma has listed energy, land, local governance and combating corruption as top priorities for the year ahead.


State to move fast on land bill - minister

2015-02-24 11:03

Government’s 50/50 policy framework - where workers would take ownership of half of farms - is to be implemented immediately, says the land affairs minister.

SA ban on foreign land ownership aimed at farms

2015-02-17 12:13

An SA government proposal to ban foreign nationals from owning land will apply to farms, not residential property, a government minister says.

Johann Rupert: Honesty in government under attack

2015-02-03 13:35

Rembrandt Group head Johann Rupert says the private sector and civil society need to work with government in solving its economic problems.

Quiet in Diepsloot after land grab protest

2015-02-01 17:07

Police are continuing to monitor the situation in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, following an attempted land grab in the area.

Cap land ownership - ANC

2015-01-28 16:50

The ANC has called for a limit on land ownership and for ownership by foreign nationals to be prohibited, says secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

Land grab clamp down in EFF favour - Malema

2015-01-21 21:08

The call for stricter law enforcement to deal with land grabs championed by the EFF will work in the party's favour, its leader Julius Malema says.

EFF spearheading Pretoria anarchy - Tshwane mayor

2015-01-21 14:45

Rampant land grabs championed by the EFF will be addressed by stricter law enforcement, Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa says.

Namibian youth plan more land grabs

2015-01-18 21:14

A group of the ruling Swapo party's youth wing who recently initiated a land grab has announced that they would take further action.

Zwelithini defends KZN land claims

2015-01-15 08:43

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has defended his blanket land-claim of KwaZulu-Natal and the existence of traditional courts.

Zuma: We'll pay for expropriated land

2015-01-10 15:25

President Jacob Zuma has committed the ANC government to land expropriation, but insisted it would be done within the confines of the Constitution.

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