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ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND CLAIMS

Diamonds split community

2017-08-20 06:00

Two land-claimant communities that are beneficiaries of diamond-rich land in the Northern Cape are at each other’s throats.

AS IT HAPPENED: Malema in court for controversial land invasion remarks

2017-07-04 09:00

EFF leader Julius Malema is on trial at the regional court in Newcastle for calling on EFF supporters to invade unoccupied land in 2016. Malema has been accused of incitement to commit a crime.

Land: 1.8 million hectares transferred to communal trusts since 1994

2017-05-23 08:30

Almost two million hectares of land have been transferred to communal property associations and trusts since 1994.

Parliament concerned about slow pace of land reform

2017-05-20 06:44

The slow pace of land reform has been lamented when Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti delivered his department's budget to the National Assembly.

WATCH: ‘30 houses demolished’

2017-04-20 14:00

Tempers flared at an informal settlement in Mkondeni when a private company tried to demolish shacks in the area on Wednesday.

We want bones of our ancestors back from Europe, says Khoi chief

2017-03-10 17:31

Descendants of the early Khoi and Nguni people have formed a coalition for the repatriation of their ancestors' remains from museums around the world, says Khoi chief Melvin Arendse.

Land claimants clash with farm workers over land

2017-03-02 16:52

Residents of Bereaville in Genadendal in the Western Cape almost came to blows with farm workers after the workers apparently tried to squat on 'their land'.

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.

Farmers concerned over call to take land

2017-01-17 11:39

Local farmers have warned the ANC against large scale expropriation, saying it might lead to conflict.

Mixed emotions as massive Joburg land claim gets underway

2016-11-24 21:07

Attendees of a meeting on what is believed to be the biggest land claim in Johannesburg to date have expressed mixed emotions.

 

'Where must we go?' ask sisters facing eviction from wine farm

2017-07-17 10:32

"This place is all I know. I thought I would die here just like my parents," says 56-year-old Josina Gova. But she and her sister are facing imminent eviction from their home on Excelsior wine farm.

SA has over 6 000 oustanding land claims

2017-06-07 17:38

There are currently 6 607 land claims outstanding in South Africa, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti told Parliament.

Govt sits on 4 000 farms, yet hints at expropriation

2017-05-22 14:49

While the ANC hints at land expropriation without compensation, the state is struggling to transfer more than 4 000 farms which have already been bought to their new owners.

Cape Town airport faces land claim

2017-04-27 07:59

A Cape Town family is still waiting for a land claim on Cape Town International Airport to be settled.

Redhill land claimant compensated nearly 20 years later

2017-04-04 10:11

Lily Margaret Lawrence has, after 20 years, received an undisclosed compensation fee for land that her and her family were forcibly removed from in Redhill, near Simons Town.

ANC will solve the land problem - Ramaphosa to EFF MPs

2017-03-09 17:23

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told EFF MPs that they do not have the monopoly on the land redistribution question, and that the ANC will solve the problem.

Trial date set for Malema's call on land grabs

2017-02-24 14:00

EFF leader Julius Malema will go on trial in July for previously calling on his supporters to invade unoccupied land.

UPDATED: Zimplats objects to Mugabe's planned land claim take-over

2017-01-31 11:54

Impala Platinum’s Zimbabwe unit has two weeks to launch an objection to President Robert Mugabe’s intentions to take over about 28 000 hectares of land claims.

Court orders appointment of special master to fast-track labour tenants' land claims

2016-12-09 21:58

The Land Claims Court has ordered that a special master be appointed to assist labour tenants to make claims for portions of the land they have worked and lived on, says the Legal Resources Centre.

Deadline for input on massive land claim February

2016-11-22 05:42

Hundreds of individuals and companies affected by a massive land claim in Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni have until February 2 next year to make representations to the Land Claims Commission.

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