ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND

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.

Expropriation bill doesn't answer colonial question of land - EFF

2016-05-27 15:29

The recently passed expropriation bill is not an answer to the colonial question of land, the EFF has said.

Breadwinner killed in Hammanskraal was trying to earn R150

2016-05-27 10:13

A Soshanguve man who was killed during protests in Hammanskraal was his family's breadwinner and was hoping to earn just R150 that day.

These photos show real inequality in Cape Town

2016-05-25 09:48

A Cape Town photographer has provided a new perspective on the city's inequality: he used a drone to take photos of the glaring divides between the rich and the poor.

Calm returns to Hammanskraal despite uncertainties over land evictions

2016-05-25 07:29

The township of Hammanskraal is calm following days of protests, but uncertainties still remain over the possibility of further evictions.

 

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.

Malema wades into Zuma

2016-05-30 12:31

EFF leader Julius Malema has used a speech in KZN to lambast a "selfish" President Jacob Zuma as well as "immature and backward people" in the province "who do not know what democracy is".

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WATCH: Chilling account of killings in Hammanskraal

Sam Tshabalala's brother Elias was killed during altercations between Red Ants, demolition workers and Hammanskraal residents on Monday.

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Expropriation bill ready for Zuma's signature

2016-05-26 19:33

The expropriation bill, which sets out the new ways that the government can take land with compensation, has been passed with a massive majority in the National Assembly.

Mashatile, Ramokgopa to visit troubled Hammanskraal area

2016-05-25 09:48

The MEC of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile and Tshwane mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa will visit the troubled area of Kanana in Hammanskraal following days of violent protests, says an official.

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WATCH: News24 journalist reports from violent Hammanskraal hotbed

Karabo Ngoepe reports from the site of heated protests in Hammanskraal, Pretoria where community leaders met to call for calm the day after two people were killed.

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