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.

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.

Put controversial land bill on hold, urges union

2017-05-18 11:28

Trade union Solidarity recommends that the controversial Agricultural Land Holdings Bill be put on hold until a more rigorous analysis has been conducted and subjected to public scrutiny.

New bill will set out unique land ceilings

2017-03-24 09:29

A new bill that will set out unique land ceilings for various districts in the country has been published in the Government Gazette for public comment.

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.

Miracle needed at Zuma, labour talk shop

2016-06-20 21:00

It will be something of a miracle if any serious conclusion is reached at the meeting between President Jacob Zuma and leaders of the labour caucus, says Terry Bell.

Most farms transferred to Limpopo communities still got game - Nkwinti

2015-10-12 20:12

Most of the 35 farms that have been transferred to local communities in Alldays, Limpopo, are still operating as game farms, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says.

Amakhosi fight for their turf on land development applications

2015-07-02 18:25

Traditional leaders are demanding that the government suspends the implementation of a law that places municipal councils as the authorities of first instance in all land development applications.

Govt's plan to expropriate more land revealed

2015-05-08 17:42

A proposal on land ceilings that seems to be a way for the government to acquire more farmland, has been revealed by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

Unintended consequences of ANC Land Proposals

2015-02-06 14:13

The ANC has been canny in proposing 12 000 hectares as the maximum amount of land that farmers may own. Anthea Jeffrey discusses.


District Six claimants demand answers from government

2017-06-02 20:59

Families which were forcibly removed from District Six during the apartheid era want answers from the land reform department.

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.

Minister moves to calm land reform fears

2017-03-28 12:53

Land reform minister Gugile Nkwinti says the country needs clarity on the ruling party's current stance on land, and the ANC is still guided by the provisions in the Constitution.

Land reform is ‘captured’

2017-02-26 06:03

New study reveals major flaws in government’s redistribution programme

Nkwinti launches 50/50 wine farm scheme for workers

2016-12-10 16:29

Part of a 325-year-old Cape wine estate was given to farmworkers at the Solms-Delta wine estate in Franschhoek in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti.

More than 140 000 new land claims lodged

2016-04-26 17:55

A total of 143 720 new land claims have been lodged across South Africa by the end of March 2016, Chief Land Claims Commissioner Nomfundo Ntloko-Gobodo says.

Green light for Wild Coast toll road

2015-07-27 08:00

The queen regent of the amaMpondo clan has made a passionate plea to Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti asking him to save large parts of the Wild Coast from the planned highway and mining developments.

Agri SA asks for alternative land reform plan

2015-06-10 16:03

The state should pursue and support voluntary schemes which can yield better results at a much lower cost for the land reform programme, Agri SA says.

SA ban on foreign land ownership aimed at farms

2015-02-17 12:13

An SA government proposal to ban foreign nationals from owning land will apply to farms, not residential property, a government minister says.

Outstanding first-phase land claims to cost R16.9bn

2014-11-15 06:05

Settling all the outstanding land restitution claims lodged during the first land claims window period will cost an estimated R16.9bn, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.