SA may revisit land and agrarian policy due to climate change

2019-12-19 20:17

The challenges of climate change "may merit the development of a new agrarian reform vision" for South Africa, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has said.

Task team assembled to tackle swine flu

2019-08-24 16:02

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.

Didiza wants to engage land owners on government's land reform plans

2019-07-16 20:28

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.

Land reform and agriculture: What to expect in the next 5 years

2019-06-03 06:26

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.

What Ramaphosa's Cabinet choices say about how he plans to lead SA

2019-05-30 07:31

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.

Judge Hlophe skirts conflict

2017-10-08 05:47

Rights unit says judge president should have recused himself from all Western Cape JSC interviews.

Ramokgopa accused of trying to retain power in Tshwane

2016-07-11 09:33

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.

My son's killer should rot in jail - Mother of slain ANC man

2016-06-29 18:14

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.

SACP suspends 5 district members implicated in Tshwane unrest

2016-06-26 19:30

The South African Communist Party in Gauteng has resolved to suspend with immediate effect five District Executive Committee members implicated in the Tshwane unrest.

'Our Thoko is coming' - supporters sing as Didiza hits campaign trail

2016-06-24 10:39

ANC Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza has hit the ground running, starting her campaign for mayor at a Tshwane taxi rank.


Land reform minister submits plan for redevelopment of District Six

2019-12-17 22:30

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has submitted a plan on the redevelopment of District Six to the Land Claims Court for residents who lodged claims between 1994 and 1998.

No reason to explore 100% local food procurement, says agriculture minister

2019-08-19 21:34

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.

Thoko Didiza's to-do list to make agriculture and land reform work

2019-06-03 10:43

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.

Thoko Didiza looks to break new ground on all things land, agriculture and rural development

2019-05-30 22:21

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.

Thoko Didiza appointed chair of land expropriation committee

2019-02-12 16:46

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.

ANC Tshwane chair booed at party meeting - sources

2017-03-04 13:24

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.

Didiza woos Mamelodi 'over and over again'

2016-07-07 21:18

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 looking at replacing Thoko Didiza

2016-06-28 19:37

Parliament has already started looking at replacements for MP Thoko Didiza.

Tshwane protest report show ANC puts politicians above people – DA

2016-06-26 16:59

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.

6 things Thoko Didiza wants to do in Tshwane

2016-06-24 10:38

Life in the Tshwane metro will be more of the same should former minister and senior ANC leader Thoko Didiza become its mayor.

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