ANC policy: More continuity than change

2019-01-15 12:03

A state that can struggle to distribute drivers' licences, or to maintain roads and water systems is hardly an ideal candidate to reconfigure society, and judiciously manage the property rights of its citizens, writes Terence Corrigan.

No land grabs in SA, your investments are safe - Ramaphosa tells German counterpart

2018-11-20 14:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa, at a joint media briefing with German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, said there will be no land grabs in South Africa and that foreign investments in the country are safe.

Cabinet promises 262 new land reform projects

2018-10-25 19:57

Cabinet has lined up 262 new land reform projects aimed at benefiting youth and women.

Cosatu sees no need to amend South Africa land rules

2018-09-06 17:29

The South African ruling party’s labor partner sees no need to change the country’s Constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

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.

'Give Land Bank a chance to weigh in on EWC'

2018-08-24 06:00

The Land Bank is crucial to transformation in agriculture and should have the chance to develop its position on expropriation without compensation, an investment and transformation expert has said.

Only 0.2% of South Africa's farms are bigger than 12,000 hectares – and may qualify for land expropriation

2018-08-17 12:24

Data on the transfer of farms since 1994 shows that 0.22% of farming units in SA are above the 12,000 hectare threshold where ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe thinks expropriation without compensation should start.

LAND DEBATE: Laudable goals, but flashing red lights for investors

2018-06-28 07:40

South Africa has much to offer investors, along with significant drawbacks. Expropriation without compensation compounds the drawbacks, writes Terence Corrigan.


These are the 5 types of property that can be expropriated without compensation under a brand new Bill

2018-12-21 09:26

The latest version of the new Expropriation Bill, gazetted on Friday morning, is very specific on when "nil compensation" could be appropriate.

Blowing South Africans' one chance to warn against a constitutional amendment on land

2018-11-19 09:44

Depending on the scale of expropriation without compensation, the economic impact could be disastrous, writes Anthea Jeffery.

Absence of SA land reform law will continue to fuel uncertainty - Moody's

2018-09-13 15:03

Policy uncertainty will linger in South Africa until land reform laws are formulated and this won’t happen until after next year’s election, dampening investor sentiment and creating a credit-negative environment, Moody’s Investors Service said.

Banks are on board with land reform, BASA declares

2018-08-30 19:09

The Banking Association of South Africa says the amount of money that the four largest banks in SA loaned to farmers increased from R133bn in late 2017 to R148bn in mid-2018.

BONANG MOHALE: Let's work together on land reform

2018-08-26 07:42

This is the only country we have. We should make it work, writes Bonang Mohale.

The Land Bank says expropriation without compensation could cost the government R41 billion overnight – or it could be amazing

2018-08-20 15:50

The Land Bank says it built-in protection against expropriation plus cross-default agreements could make its entire R41 billion in debt "due and payable immediately". But it is quite optimistic that land reform will be a good thing, as long as certain conditions are met.

SA's critical case of broken telephone

2018-07-11 06:02

SA is suffering a branding crisis - not least because of the garbled and mixed messages it is sending out about what it wants and who it wants to associate with, says Solly Moeng.

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