Ekurhuleni EFF cheers illegal land occupation

2016-10-21 13:14

The EFF in Ekurhuleni will continue to support the illegal occupation of vacant land in spite of the city's resolve to oppose this at every turn.

Cronin: Zim-style land grabs would be disastrous for SA

2016-09-29 13:00

The new expropriation bill is trying to create a balance between the rule of law and SA's huge inequalities, says Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin.

Lawyer ‘hijacks’ directorship

2016-09-25 00:00

Land reform beneficiaries in Limpopo are on the brink of losing their multimillion-rand farming enterprise. They are accusing their lawyer of hijacking their project.

ANCYL calls for court petition over land appropriation without compensation

2016-09-12 21:31

The ANCYL is calling for the minister of rural development and land reform to petition the Constitutional Court over the expropriation of land without compensation, it says.

ANC is behind Johannesburg land invasions - Mashaba

2016-09-09 14:05

The ANC is behind land invasions that have been reported in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, according to the city's Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Scenario planning: With disaster looming in Zim, what should SA do?

2016-07-27 20:25

In the rolling disaster that is Zimbabwe, SA should put some thought into what could or should be done to help both countries to weather the coming storm.

1000s comment on sale of Sea Point land - Western Cape govt

2016-07-01 21:15

The Western Cape government will approach the High Court to ask for more time to deal with public comment on the proposed sale of the Tafelberg property in Sea Point.

Cape Town promises first affordable housing in CBD since 1994

2016-06-30 20:39

A six-hectare portion of land under and between the unfinished freeways on the northern edge of Cape Town's CBD is to become affordable housing.

Sea Point site can be a symbol of healing - religious leaders

2016-06-29 13:10

Religious leaders have added their voice to the call to stop the sale of the Tafelberg school site in Sea Point, saying it can be a symbol of healing, unity and desegregation in Cape Town.

EFF will expropriate 'stolen land' in municipalities we govern - Malema

2016-06-07 16:08

The EFF will expropriate land without compensation in municipalities that it governs after the local government elections, party Julius Malema has promised.


First consider govt land for expropriation - economist

2016-09-29 21:00

There is no reason why private property owners cannot insist that government first makes public land available before expropriating private property, says an expert.

Land reform model fizzles

2016-09-25 08:24

A macadamia farming project by young farmers, which has been hailed by government as a model for land reform projects, is on the verge of collapse.

Don't blame others for land invasions - Makhura

2016-09-17 07:30

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has cautioned Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba against blaming the ANC for land invasions.

ANC youngsters behind Joburg land invasions, ANC supporter confirms

2016-09-09 21:04

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba is correct in blaming land invasion in the region on the ANC, says a 64-year-old Orange Farm resident.

2 000 land invaders halted – EMPD

2016-08-07 22:01

A group of around 2 000 land invaders were stopped from illegally occupying a farm in Bapsfontein, authorities have said.

Malawi's new land bill protects descendants of colonial settlers

2016-07-15 12:46

Malawi has passed a new land bill which enables commercial farmers who acquired huge farms during the colonial era to continue owning their land under freehold category.

Put low-cost housing in rich areas - Ehrenreich

2016-07-01 05:38

Integrating suburbs like Claremont and Constantia with low-cost housing will pay democratic dividends, Cosatu Western Cape provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich says.

SAHRC applies for leave to appeal Mangaung evictions

2016-06-29 21:35

The SAHRC has applied for leave to appeal an order granted to the Mangaung metropolitan municipality to evict people illegally occupying land on a Bloemfontein farm.

Sakkieskamp land claimants want answers

2016-06-10 18:56

Twenty years - that is how long a group of Western Cape elderly people have been waiting for their land claim to be finalised.

Mashatile intervenes in Hammanskraal chieftaincy dispute

2016-06-02 18:38

Gauteng Housing and Human Settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says he will meet all the members of the Kekana royal family in Hammanskraal and try to resolve the dispute regarding who is in charge of land that was recently the scene of violent protests.

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