ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND CLAIMS

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.

District Six: 3 000 ex-residents still waiting for land

2016-09-24 09:58

Five decades after District Six was declared a whites-only area, Shariefa Davids misses her old neighbourhood, where she was born and bred, gave birth to her two children and 'had to listen to government’s ugly words'.

 

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.

Expropriation bill raises issue of compensation

2016-11-07 18:50

One of the issues in relation to the proposed expropriation bill 2015, is how much compensation property owners could expect and when, explains an attorney.

Over 7 000 land claims still to be settled - Commission

2016-09-07 17:11

More than 7 000 land claims lodged before 1999 must still be settled before new claims lodged since 2014 can be processed, the Land Claims Commission has said.

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