ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

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.

Workers will turn against you, Malema warns farmers

2015-04-23 08:25

EFF leader Julius Malema has told a group of farmers that white people won't be driven into the sea, but they must give up some of their land to their workers, otherwise "they will turn against you".

Khayelitsha residents protest outside court ahead of land grab hearing

2015-04-21 16:34

Around 60 Khayelitsha residents have protested outside the Western Cape High Court ahead of a land grab hearing.

Destroying shacks won't stop our land grabs - EFF

2015-04-13 18:57

Irrespective of how many times their shacks are removed or destroyed, EFF members will keep on rebuilding them, a senior party leader says.

Ballito farm owners to lay charges against EFF

2015-04-13 12:01

The owners of a Ballito farm will lay criminal charges against an EFF brigade that tried to stage a land invasion at the weekend.

Khayelitsha land grab turns kid's playground into political football

2015-04-08 17:31

Anger and frustration was written on the faces of All Stars football players when a group of TR Informal Settlement residents, allegedly led by EFF, took over their playgrounds.

City of Cape Town hits back at EFF over illegal land grabs

2015-04-07 19:10

We will lay charges against the EFF for championing the illegal occupation of land in Khayelitsha, says City of Cape Town.

EFF: We will occupy Camps Bay, Bishopscourt too

2015-04-07 09:31

About 500 people are currently occupying a plot of land in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, the Economic Freedom Fighters says. And it has promised to take its land occupation plans to the city’s more affluent areas as well.

Bid to have informal settlement auctioned off struck off roll

2015-03-21 07:15

A Johannesburg property developer's bid to stop the Plastic View informal settlement in the east of Pretoria from being auctioned has been struck from the urgent roll in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Cape Town's human moles

2015-03-19 08:59

About a dozen people have had to make a home for themselves in a hole under the ground on a field in District Six, Cape Town.

 

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.

Cape Town group plans to re-occupy Denel land

2015-04-22 17:20

A group of people that erected structures on Denel’s land in Khayelitsha, before being evicted, are planning to return.

No justification for land grabs - Mapisa-Nqakula

2015-04-14 15:39

The illegal occupation of government and private-owned land will not be allowed to continue, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

EFF allegedly offering plots in exchange for membership

2015-04-13 14:53

The EFF in KwaZulu-Natal is allegedly offering plots of illegally claimed land in Ballito in exchange for joining the party.

Khayelitsha quiet after land grabs violence

2015-04-09 11:17

The chaos that erupted in Khayelitsha earlier this week over illegal land grabs has subsided, with traffic on the N2 now free flowing, Western Cape police have said.

Land invaders plan to hit several areas at once, says City of Cape Town

2015-04-08 15:26

Land invaders will attempt to hit several areas around Cape Town simultaneously in an attempt to spread police officials too thin, the City of Cape Town’s JP Smith says.

Gauteng municipalities on full alert for land invasions - Premier

2015-04-07 16:25

All municipalities in Gauteng are on full alert for land invasions, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says.

Pretoria land claim chief reportedly shot dead

2015-04-02 08:46

A 48-year-old man, who was reportedly a self-proclaimed chief who had claimed thousands of hectares of land in Pretoria for his tribe, has been shot dead, police say.

New farmers take root in SA's old tribal lands

2015-03-19 16:27

New farmers are turning the soil to profit in SA's old tribal homelands as Pretoria speeds the transfer of land from whites to blacks.

An innovative project to tackle the land issue

2015-03-11 09:07

In a week when the ANC and leaders of farmers' associations were balling fists at each other over the issue of land redistribution, I visited a farm in the Free State, writes Allister Sparks .

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