Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, along with MECs of three affected provinces, has set up a task team to urgently address the spread of African Swine Flu among pig stocks, the ministry said.
Opposition MPs agreed that the restitution process should be concluded urgently and that land reform was a priority. However, they disagree on how this should be achieved.
With the tough task of implementing government's land reform resting on her shoulders, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza has her work cut out.
President Ramaphosa knows the importance of setting the tone. Reducing the size of Cabinet by eight portfolios was the latest indicator of his austerity tone in light of deteriorating public finances, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Rights unit says judge president should have recused himself from all Western Cape JSC interviews.
ANC members in Tshwane have accused current mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa of trying to retain power by placing his supporters into positions within the city ahead of his departure.
The mother of the man shot and killed outside the Tshwane Events Centre during an ANC meeting says the man who pulled the trigger should rot in jail.
The South African Communist Party in Gauteng has resolved to suspend with immediate effect five District Executive Committee members implicated in the Tshwane unrest.
ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza has hit the ground running, starting her campaign for mayor at a Tshwane taxi rank.
Thoko Didiza sits down with News24 to talk about her credentials, her experiences in the ANC, and her plans to address Tshwane’s future.
Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza said while there were "no compelling reason for undertaking such a study", the department studies food security levels, agricultural production trends, and agricultural trade patterns.
There is a need to enhance communication, cultivate a shared vision, and sustain coordination between national and provincial departments responsible for agriculture and land issues, write Mzukisi Qobo and Wandile Sihlobo.
As the new Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Thoko Didiza, looks to dig her heels into the newly merged ministry, fast tracking land reform is on her agenda.
The formal process of amending the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation has started and ANC MP Thoko Didiza has been elected chairperson of Parliament's ad-hoc committee.
The Tshwane ANC chairperson and the city’s former mayor, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, was apparently booed and barred from addressing members at a meeting between provincial leadership and branches in his region.
Residents of Mamelodi have come out to show their support for local and provincial ANC leaders during a mini-rally after a door-to-door campaign in the neighbourhood.
Parliament has already started looking at replacements for MP Thoko Didiza.
The Democratic Alliance has accused the ANC of putting politicians above ordinary people during the recent unrest in Tshwane following a report that police were told to protect minister's homes in in the city.
Life in the Tshwane metro will be more of the same should former minister and senior ANC leader Thoko Didiza become its mayor.
ANC top brass, including Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza and current mayor Kgosiensto Ramokgopa, are handing out flyers and talking to commuters in central Pretoria.
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