Ex-EFF MP unveils new movement's logo

2015-08-31 08:43

Expelled EFF MP Andile Mngxitama has unveiled the emblem for the new movement Black First Land First following its first national convention.

Govt’s youth agricultural skills programme facing setbacks

2015-08-25 14:39

A youth programme designed to up-skill young people in agriculture is being implemented in 2 920 wards across South Africa, however, the programme is facing a few setbacks.

Second phase of land audit to be completed

2015-08-25 10:44

The second phase of an audit into state-owned land is expected to be completed by September 2015, according to the ANC’s National General Council 2015 discussion documents.

Property Valuation Act to be implemented in August

2015-07-30 08:43

President Jacob Zuma has announced that as of August 1 the Property Valuation Act of 2014 will come into operation.

Ramaphosa declared properties - presidency

2015-07-13 07:22

The two Cape Town properties bought by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa have been declared to Parliament and the Cabinet, the presidency says.

Malema's praise for Mugabe sickening – MDC

2015-07-06 13:20

Zimbabwe MDC party led by Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly criticised Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema for praising President Robert Mugabe.

Paying the price for a prime location

2015-06-01 15:47

Residents of the De Waal Drive flats in Cape Town are up in arms about a plan to move them to the Cape Flats.

A rapper in tune with crops, livestock

2015-05-12 13:38

The acclaimed Motswako rapper Motlapele “Mojo Man” Morule, AKA Mo’ Molemi, stops the bakkie and the beautiful patchwork beasts move towards him. The only sound is their hurrying hoofs: the car radio is switched off and there is definitely no Tswana fusion hip-hop in the air.

Govt's plan to expropriate more land revealed

2015-05-08 17:42

A proposal on land ceilings that seems to be a way for the government to acquire more farmland, has been revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Guerrilla gardening takes root in Mali - TRFN

2015-04-29 22:04

On the green banks of the Niger River in downtown Bamako alongside heavily guarded foreign hotels, a group of urban farmers busily weed and water vegetables on some of Mali's prime real-estate.


50 000+ land beneficiaries are women

2015-08-25 14:39

The government has redistributed 82 million hectares of white-owned agricultural land in South Africa between 1994 and March 2015 and more than 50 000 of the beneficiaries are women.

Reopening restitution process good idea - ANC

2015-08-25 10:44

With the Land Claims Commission receiving a total of 55 973 claims since April 2015, the ANC says it finds that reopening the process was a good idea.

Black First! – Land First! A revolutionary Call

2015-08-13 11:47

Twenty years after democracy, black people are still at the bottom of society. We, the black majority, are last instead of being first in our own country.

New drive to advance responsible business

2015-07-28 18:22

The United Nations Global Compact and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors want to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

Incredible journey: How Lady the lost mongrel found her way home

2015-07-08 17:37

A few days ago some of Cape Town's most marginalised people were forced to move from an informal settlement to a new housing development kilometres away. Sadly, they left many of their furry friends behind.

Amakhosi fight for their turf on land development applications

2015-07-02 18:25

Traditional leaders are demanding that the government suspends the implementation of a law that places municipal councils as the authorities of first instance in all land development applications.

Zuma addresses land claims issue at Xhosa king's coronation

2015-05-15 18:08

President Jacob Zuma says that the first coronation of a Xhosa king marks the end of a painful era and ushers in a new beginning of strengthening the identity of Africans.

Hangberg residents vow to fight evictions

2015-05-11 19:29

Some Hangberg residents, in the Western Cape, living in the area known as “Die Sloot” say they not moving out of their homes, despite looming threats of eviction.

Revealed: The government’s plan to expropriate more land

2015-05-08 17:08

A proposal on land ceilings that seems to be a way for the government to acquire more farmland was revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti in his budget speech in the National Assembly today.

KZN families receive R9.7m in land claims settement

2015-04-29 11:53

A woman who was forced to move from her Durban home in the 1980s has shed tears of joy after she and other families received compensation, saying it was a sweet victory despite the long wait.

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