ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

At least 93 land claimants get R12m

2016-02-08 12:15

At least 93 people who were forcefully evicted from their ancestral land decades ago have received a combined financial compensation of R12m.

New land expropriation law nears completion

2016-01-26 20:22

A proposed new expropriation law is nearing completion, with MPs putting the final touches to a key element of the government's land reform programme.

Business as usual for Dreyer, Kohler Barnard

2016-01-26 12:02

It was business as usual for besieged DA MPs Anchen Dreyer and Dianne Kohler Barnard at Parliament's first committee meeting of the year on the Expropriation Bill.

The right to expropriate property

2016-01-10 12:50

President Jacob Zuma has carried out an outflanking manoeuvre against the EFF by raising the prospect of land seizure, writes Terry Bell.

Public warned of buying municipal land from illegal committees

2015-12-08 09:40

The Msunduzi Municipality has sent a stern warning to people buying and living on municipal land illegally.

'Forgotten' shack dwellers deliver ultimatum to govt

2015-12-04 14:01

Shack dwellers living in the "forgotten" Klipheuwel informal settlement near Durbanville have given local and provincial governments until the end of December to improve their living conditions or face unrest.

Family reclaims farm over 50 years after forced sale

2015-10-30 08:15

Twenty years after lodging a claim for six hectares of land in Cape Town that her father was forced to sell under the Group Areas Act, Juanita Solomon has finally taken ownership of it.

Six in court for Limpopo land sales 'scam'

2015-10-26 17:31

Three men and three women - who are allegedly part of a land-selling syndicate - have appeared in a Limpopo court, police say.

Willing buyer, willing seller policy out - ANC

2015-10-11 16:05

The ANC has reaffirmed its intention of replacing the "willing buyer, willing seller" land redistribution policy.

EFF will nationalise land, mines, Malema tells US business

2015-09-30 13:46

US investors will have to deal with state ownership of land if the EFF comes to power, party leader Julius Malema has told the American Chamber of Business.

 

Etwatwa land invaders leave peacefully - cops

2016-01-31 15:15

A group of land invaders in Etwatwa has agreed to leave peacefully after the Red Ants were called onto the scene, says the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department.

'We will give title deeds overnight' - DA's Mashaba

2016-01-26 13:24

Under the DA's administration, residents and small business owners in Soweto will get their title deeds overnight, Johannesburg mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba says.

Kenyan president's family hands out 2 000 acres of land to squatters

2016-01-22 10:26

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's family has reportedly given out 2 000 acres of land to squatters living in one of the country's counties, Taita Taveta.

Students in state scheme get certificates for unfinished courses

2015-12-15 07:56

A national programme set up to train unemployed young people in rural areas seems to be in disarray in the Eastern Cape.

Masi fire victims get building kits

2015-12-05 10:30

More than 1 100 building kits will be given to people who lost their homes in a devastating fire in Masiphumelele, the City of Cape Town has said.

EFF official accused of selling plots for R10 000

2015-11-18 16:36

An EFF member has been accused of illegally selling plots of land in Mpumalanga for at least R10 000 each.

Ladysmith land issue 'delayed'

2015-10-28 11:02

Land claimants in Ladysmith have still not been handed title deeds - nearly six years later - and have been failed by the state, says a former mentor.

Municipality breaks down shacks for multi-billion rand project

2015-10-22 07:05

The Bushbuckridge municipality in Mpumalanga says it has been forced to remove shacks after residents invaded land earmarked for a multi-billion rand project.

We will not move - Soshanguve squatters

2015-10-08 12:45

Squatters in Soshanguve have vowed not to move from land they are allegedly occupying illegally.

EFF won't achieve its aims through bloodshed – Malema

2015-09-29 11:29

The EFF will not achieve its aims through spilling blood and wants a country where blacks and whites are equals, party leader Julius Malema has told the American Chamber of Commerce, which described his speech as "both chilling and charming".

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