ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

R1.1bn for new land claims

2014-10-22 20:56

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has forecast R1.1bn to be spent over the next three years on new land claims following the re-opening of the process in July.

Farmers: Prioritise food during land redistribution

2014-10-21 18:54

Government must ensure that national priorities including food security and economic stability are not jeopardised when land redistribution is rolled out, the Agri-Sector Unity Forum says.

Give back the land - EFF

2014-09-24 14:41
482 comments

The greatest heritage of South Africans is their land, and thus historical dispossession needs to be made right, the EFF says.

SA could get district land committees

2014-09-22 15:49

District land committees may be established in provinces to manage land reform, says Deputy Land Reform Minister Mcebisi Skwatsha.

Farmer attacked on Free State farm

2014-09-16 11:18
137 comments

Farmer Crawford von Abo, 82, who suffered huge losses in land grabs in Zimbabwe, has been attacked on his Free State farm, according to a report.

SAHRC : Evictions must involve 'ubuntu'

2014-09-10 14:48

Evictions of illegal land dwellers must be done humanely, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

White EFF member: Give land to rightful owners

2014-09-05 11:03
264 comments

South African land should be returned to its "rightful owners" because it was "violently stolen", according to the white EFF secretary of the Tuks "student command team".

Govt to implement ANC's land decisions

2014-09-04 20:57

Land reform resolutions adopted in the ANC's elective conference in Mangaung in 2012 will be implemented, Minister Gugile Nkwinti has said.

Pensioner dies while queuing to lodge land claim

2014-08-27 21:10

The death of an 86-year-old woman while queuing outside a land claims lodgement site in Polokwane is saddening, the land reform department says.

SA doesn't want Zim land situation - Zokwana

2014-08-21 07:29
166 comments

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says land reform is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, but expropriation without compensation is not government policy.

Schools disrupted due to Daveyton protest

2014-08-20 14:13

Schooling in Daveyton, Ekurhuleni, has been disrupted following a protest by residents trying to illegally invade land.

SAHRC: Land claim hurdles remain

2014-08-18 20:05

Problems with the land restitution process have not been fully solved and risk undermining the new five-year claim period, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

Zulu king snubs Nkandla architect

2014-08-14 10:39

The Zulu royal household has publicly snubbed President Jacob Zuma's personal architect Minenhle Makhanya, stating he will not design the Zulu king’s new palace.

Farmers raise concerns on land reform

2014-08-13 13:00

Commercial farmers have raised questions and concerns about land reform with ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

ConCourt to hear Bapsfontein relocation case

2014-08-12 07:19

The Constitutional Court is set to hear arguments on why the Ekurhuleni municipality should be found in contempt of court for not complying with a court order relating to the relocation and eviction of people in the Bapsfontein informal settlement.

Student: My possessions were demolished

2014-07-31 17:15

Structures erected on Sanral-owned land in Cape Town were demolished with possessions still inside, a student who lived there says.

MPs to assess land claims offices

2014-07-28 18:56

MPs are set to conduct oversight visits to land claims lodgement centres starting this week, Parliament has said in a statement.

Govt rethinks foreign land ownership

2014-07-23 16:41

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says the government will introduce legislation to stop foreigners buying land .

Land claimant renting out land - report

2014-07-23 11:11

The chief of a clan in Mpumalanga has angered neighbouring farmers because he is renting land claim land to squatters instead of farming, according to a report.

Mugabe ally praises farm invasions leader

2014-07-21 11:43

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's closest ally has reportedly praised the country's war veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba who led the 2000 controversial farm invasions.

Lwandle eviction hearings continue

2014-07-21 06:04

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town are expected to continue into their second week.

Mugabe 'has forgiven whites for colonial injustice'

2014-07-14 11:38
168 comments

Zimbabwe's minister of Justice, legal and parliamentary affairs has reportedly denied that President Robert Mugabe acted outside the constitution when he said whites must cede all land to blacks.

Zim court upholds disabled white farmer's eviction

2014-07-11 10:45
93 comments

A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.

Minister: Possibly 400 000 valid land claims

2014-07-10 11:39
144 comments

There could be as many as 400 000 valid land claims that can still be lodged by victims of apartheid-era forced removals, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says.

Tobacco surge 'justifies Mugabe's land grabs'

2014-07-07 10:59

Zimbabwean Agriculture Minister has hailed President Robert Mugabe's land transfer campaign after the country reportedly recorded its biggest tobacco sales in 13 years.

 

Give land to able people, farmers urge

2014-10-22 05:00

The government must ensure land is allocated to individuals who have the capacity to use it, the African Farmers' Association of SA says.

No Zim-style land reforms for SA, says Nkwinti

2014-10-16 16:21

The law will not allow SA to embark on a land redistribution process similar to that in Zimbabwe, says Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Apartheid caused land degradation - Zokwana

2014-09-23 11:00
356 comments

The apartheid-era land use system has caused degradation of land, Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says.

Nkwinti welcomes wildlife sector reform

2014-09-19 07:43

Wildlife ranching can help bring black farmers into the industry in line with the government's land reform principles, says Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Malema: SA faces anarchy without land expropriation

2014-09-11 14:57
414 comments

South Africa will descend into anarchy unless there is progressive, peaceful land expropriation without compensation, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Research groups expected at Lwandle inquiry

2014-09-10 08:31

Legal and policy research institutions are expected to make presentations at the Lwandle commission of inquiry.

Nkwinti: Land a serious national issue

2014-09-04 22:09
87 comments

Private land ownership is a serious problem in South Africa, Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has said.

Govt set to implement ANC land decisions

2014-09-04 14:11
93 comments

Land reform resolutions adopted at the ANC's elective conference in Mangaung in 2012 will be implemented, says Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Farmer attacked, left for dead in Zim

2014-08-21 13:02

A white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife are reportedly fighting for their lives after they sustained broken bones during an attack which is believed to have been politically motivated.

No land claim yet from Zulu king

2014-08-20 16:50

A multi-billion-rand land claim by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders had not been lodged as yet, chief land claims commissioner Nomfundo Gobodo says.

Protesters blockade roads in Daveyton

2014-08-19 09:01
82 comments

People who were prevented from invading land in Daveyton have blockaded roads with rocks and other objects, according to Ekurhuleni metro police.

Minister receives Eastern Cape land claim

2014-08-15 07:30

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has received a land claim from more than 170 000 households dispossessed of their land in the former Ciskei and Transkei.

Farmers will be compensated - Mantashe

2014-08-13 14:44
162 comments

Farms will not be taken from owners without compensation, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Mantashe: Farmers need funding to survive

2014-08-13 10:38

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says farmers need support programmes to succeed, and has urged commercial farmers to help groom emerging farmers.

Malema: Land is everything

2014-08-10 21:14
235 comments

If you have land you have everything, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says.

New land claimants opt for money

2014-07-30 20:17

Just under 5 500 new land claims have been lodged around the country, but most of the claimants want money, not land.

Mamabolo welcomes land scam arrests

2014-07-24 19:16

The arrest of two more people allegedly involved in the illegal sale of state land in Lenasia was welcomed by Gauteng housing MEC Jacob Mamabolo.

Nkwinti warns of 'land sharks'

2014-07-23 14:35

Minister Gugile Nkwinti has reiterated his commitment to expediting new expropriation legislation and limiting foreign land ownership.

Lwandle eviction hearings to continue

2014-07-22 08:36

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to continue.

Zuma’s nephew in land claim for 60+ farms

2014-07-21 08:50
216 comments

The nephew of President Jacob Zuma has launched a land claim targeting more than 60 farms in Impendle in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

De Lille: Two Lwandle evictions this year

2014-07-15 18:57

Two evictions on Sanral-owned land in Lwandle, Cape Town, took place this year, Mayor Patricia de Lille has said in trying to set out the "facts".

Lwandle evictions hearings set to start

2014-07-14 07:58

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town, are expected to begin.

Lwandle evictions hearings to start

2014-07-11 06:10

Public hearings into last month's eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, near Cape Town, will begin next week, the housing ministry says.

100 new land claims received

2014-07-09 15:16
158 comments

Government has received roughly 100 new land claims since last week when the process reopened for five years, chief land claims commissioner Nomfundo Gobodo says.

Zulu leaders to make massive land claim

2014-07-06 11:34
292 comments

King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders are compiling a multi-billion rand land claim that could be South Africa's largest to date, City Press reports.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Intermediate .Net Developers

Cape Town
E-Merge IT Recruitment
R350 000 - R400 000 Per Year

Product Developer - Bakery

Cape Town
Peoplefinder Career Placements

Resident Engineer

Western Cape
Talent Acquisition Consulting (Pty) Ltd
R40 000 - R80 000 Per Month

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

One day only! – 40% off Appliances!

Get 40% off 100’s of appliances at kalahari.com. While stocks last. Shop now!

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Save up to R1000 on Hisense smartphones!

View the large range of Hisense smartphones. Buy today and save up to R1000!

Toys 4 for the price of 3

Buy 4 toys and get the cheapest FREE! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing prices – As seen on TV

Get mind blowing prices on 1000’s of products! Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.