ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

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.

We must not be reckless

2017-03-19 06:07

ANC MPs were right in upholding section 25 of the Constitution against populist opposition as it mandates land redistribution, writes Enoch Godongwana.

Masiphumelele residents want permission to occupy vacant city land

2017-03-15 15:54

More than 1 000 Masiphumelele residents are hoping to get permission from the City of Cape Town to build shacks on land next to the Phase 4 housing project.

Tribal tensions brew an Eastern Cape land war

2017-03-12 06:00

Land war is brewing in the Eastern Cape after the amaMfengu tribe accused controversial amaXhosa king Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu of illegally commanding power over their land.

The day we failed our people

2017-03-05 06:10

By voting against the expropriation of land without compensation this week, the ANC went against its stated commitment to radical transformation, writes Ayanda Dlodlo.

EFF’s loss did nothing for ANC’s reputation

2017-03-05 06:10

The “failure” by Julius Malema and his Red Berets to get the ANC to support their motion to have the Constitution amended so that land could be expropriated without compensation was a welcome loss, writes Makhosini Nkosi.

Land issue not handled properly in Parliament – MKMVA

2017-03-04 09:02

The issue of land is among those to be tackled by the Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans’ Association when it sits down for its national executive committee meeting.

'Land hunger is real' - Zuma

2017-03-03 13:23

Just days after Parliament voted against land expropriation without compensation, President Jacob Zuma has again called for parties to work together on speeding up land restitution.

Land reform favours businesses, not the poor - study

2017-03-02 07:31

The land reform system in South Africa favours agricultural businesses and sidelines the intended beneficiaries, research in the Eastern Cape suggests.

EFF expropriation motion premature – ANC

2017-02-28 23:02

The ANC does not agree with any form of land expropriation without compensation in the country, says the party's chief whip's spokesperson.

 

Bill launched to ban foreigners from buying farm land in SA

2017-03-20 12:37

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has published the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill, giving stakeholders until April 16 to submit comments.

Push for land seizures gains support of top ANC man

2017-03-15 18:57

One of the most influential ANC leaders backed a suggestion by President Jacob Zuma that the state be allowed to expropriate land without having to pay for it.

DA grappling with land stance

2017-03-12 06:01

A debate on the DA’s position on land is simmering as some within the party call for a more substantial stance on the hot topic.

Court rules in favour of farmworkers over burial rights

2017-03-10 21:49

The Land Claims Court has allowed a family of Northern Cape farmworkers to bury their aunt on a farm that has changed hands.

Populist road to ruination

2017-03-05 06:10

Zimbabwe is still suffering from the wild, populist and self-serving decisions of 2000. Land is a word that has been very much on the lips of South Africa’s first citizen of late, writes Mondli Makhanya.

­Land row rages on

2017-03-05 00:29

Zuma rebuts the ANC’s policy by calling directly for expropriation, but MPs remain divided.

Zuma repeats call for land expropriation without compensation

2017-03-03 14:10

President Jacob Zuma has reiterated that weaknesses in the willing-buyer-willing-seller principle delay land reforms, and says restitution without compensation is under way.

Land claimants clash with farm workers over land

2017-03-02 16:52

Residents of Bereaville in Genadendal in the Western Cape almost came to blows with farm workers after the workers apparently tried to squat on 'their land'.

Zuma's SONA: Foggy stats or facts?

2017-03-01 10:18

President Jacob Zuma delivered his 10th State of the Nation Address and the team at Fin24 delved a little deeper to verify some of the statements he presented.

If you see a beautiful piece of land, take it – Malema

2017-02-28 18:31

EFF leader Julius Malema has led a debate in Parliament on amending section 25 of the Constitution, calling for land expropriation without compensation.

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