ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

Reclaim the City hangs laundry at Western Cape SOPA

2017-02-21 21:12

Non-profit organisation Reclaim the City hung out “laundry” during the debate on the Western Cape State of the Province Address, to object to the lack of inner city housing.

Land Claims Court halts eviction of 2 000 people in Kempton Park

2017-02-17 18:14

Residents of Pomona Estate informal settlement in Kempton Park, north east of Johannesburg, are overjoyed at a judgment by the Land Claims Court.

We don't hate white people, but land must be returned - Zuma

2017-02-16 17:12

Claiming that calls to return land to the people are linked to hatred of whites is not helpful, President Jacob Zuma has said.

SA needs a law addressing land restitution without compensation - Nkwinti

2017-02-14 19:11

A single law should be developed to address the issue of land restitution without compensation, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says.

Cape Town a step closer to getting Constantia land to claimants

2017-02-08 18:04

The City of Cape Town has handed six hectares of property in Constantia to the Regional Land Claims Commission, in an effort to accelerate the transfer of land to claimants.

How SA is changing: Leadership, influence and land ownership

2017-02-07 11:48

How has the racial makeup of the leaders in business and government changed since 1994? Who owns what on the JSE? And what about land ownership in the country?

Ekurhuleni to bolster fight against illegal land occupations

2017-02-01 08:30

The City of Ekurhuleni is set to launch a land occupation unit to address a growing scourge of land invasions in the region.

‘Take land, then negotiate’

2017-01-16 11:07

The ANC in KZN has made a bold rallying call, pushing for the expropriation of the country’s land.

PICS: Scandal, shocks and opulence top of list in 2016's best luxury property buys

2016-12-13 06:50

From the sale of the world's most expensive house to where SA's wealthy live, disappearing millions and land expropriation - take a look at the top property reads of the year.

Malema’s neighbours occupy land

2016-12-04 06:02

Neighbours of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema have responded to his contentious public utterances encouraging land grabs by occupying open land in Seshego outside Polokwane in Limpopo.

 

Return land to the people

2017-02-19 06:10

The ANC’s programme for redistribution must explore expropriation without compensation, writes Ayanda Dlodlo.

Stop calling farmers land thieves - Transvaal Agricultural Union

2017-02-16 20:03

Farmers are tired of being called land thieves and are willing to produce their title deeds to show they are not guilty, the president of the Transvaal Agricultural Union has said.

Limpopo community wins millions in land claim

2017-02-15 12:50

A Limpopo community dispossessed of its land four decades ago will receive millions as compensation for damages suffered by families during forced evictions.

SONA 2017: What Zuma had to say on fees, land, corruption

2017-02-10 06:15

President Jacob Zuma says government will look at increasing the R122 000 household income threshold for students needing full NSFAS bursaries.

Buy occupied private land to avoid second Marikana, court hears

2017-02-08 17:25

A group of private land owners in Cape Town want the government to buy them out of the sprawling settlement of Marikana, because evicting 60 000 people would be disastrous, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Giving R2m plots to the poor in Cape Town is unfair - city

2017-02-01 16:41

It is unfair to give the evicted Bromwell Street residents prime Cape Town land worth R2m when a state erf in Khayelitsha is only worth R200 000, a lawyer for the City of Cape Town says.

EFF Mpumalanga leader arrested over land occupation Facebook posts

2017-01-31 16:34

EFF Mpumalanga leader Collen Sedibe has been arrested for allegedly offering party members pieces of municipal land near White River.

New 'use it or lose it' land policy in pipeline - Zikalala

2017-01-15 22:25

The ANC’s provincial chair and acting KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala, used the podium at the party’s 105th anniversary celebrations to say that the issue of land would be dealt with decisively and a "use it or lose it" policy was being considered.

Land reform fiasco should keep us all awake at night, not just failing farmers

2016-12-08 18:37

The government must take measures to make sure redistributed land is used productively instead of simply acquiring land for redistribution, say two analysts.

De Klerk must suffer – Malema

2016-11-14 15:39

EFF leader Julius Malema says former president FW de Klerk deserves to suffer in jail instead of criticising him for calls he's made for the appropriation of land without compensation.

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