Land reform has 'derailed', but it's time to look at solutions - Hanekom

2019-04-15 06:02

After 25 years of democracy there have been mixed results with land reform and the debate should now be about the search for solutions, Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom tells Fin24.

Julius Malema just put his draft law to nationalise the Reserve Bank before Parliament – by just writing private shareholders out

2018-08-16 21:14

The South African Reserve Bank Amendment Bill introduced by the EFF leader does not deal with how the SARB is to be nationalised, it simply repeals references to those shareholders, or replaces them with the Minister of Finance.

Ramaphosa just activated a law that scares foreign investors – and makes it harder for them to fight expropriation

2018-07-13 17:29

The Protection of Investment Act has been controversial since the start, with European countries and investors in particular fearing it will weaken their position in SA.

Expropriation without compensation: It won't hit the rich hardest

2018-06-11 15:00

It's not the rich who have to worry about expropriation without compensation. And it's not just land that falls into the category of 'property', writes Terence Corrigan.

White farmers coming forward with offers to share land, says minister

2018-05-11 22:05

Many white landowners are happy to assist in enriching land reform in a way that prioritises food security and economic stability, says Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.


Rand firms to under R14/$ after SA withdraws expropriation bill

2018-08-28 17:25

The rand briefly broke below R14.00 to the US dollar following the news that Parliament's portfolio committee on public works withdrew its expropriation bill on Tuesday.

These 6 types of property will likely be the first expropriated - here's why

2018-08-01 18:40

Private farms is where the fight will be, but urban land – especially abandoned buildings and parcels owned by state companies – will probably be the first to be expropriated. And land next to informal settlements is likely to be a fruit ripe for the political picking.

Cabinet calls for calm amid land expropriation hearings

2018-07-05 18:19

While the land debate has been viewed largely through a racial lens, the potential land reforms which may emerge have people across various sectors of South African society nervous.

Minister pleads for patience and discipline as state resolves land issue

2018-05-12 13:00

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged South Africans not to be seduced by politicians into fear-mongering or illegal land grabs over government’s land reform efforts.

Understanding the ABCs of SA's land expropriation debate

2018-03-13 07:49

In our latest explainer, Fin24 unpacks eight key questions around the debate on land expropriation without compensation.

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