Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe. The list is filled with allegations you don't want a senior judge to face, writes Adriaan Basson.
Morning clouds. Cool.
The courts may retain some ability to review executive decisions on compensation, but not to enforce an alternative. There is much here that is reminiscent of the Expropriation Bill of 2008, which similarly sought to limit the role of the courts, writes Terence Corrigan.
The City of Cape Town has refused to say how many shacks were demolished in Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha at the weekend.
A new draft policy envisions that all property allocations be managed by a panel of experts.
DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has once again caused a stir on Twitter – this time for posting a cartoon about land, rape and race generalisations.
The hearing on the eviction of 76 families from a state-owned farm outside Stellenbosch has been postponed by the Western Cape High Court at the request of the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development.
Written submissions have opened on the draft bill to amend Section 25 of the Constitution, which deals with expropriation of land without compensation.
The long-awaited Tafelberg case has ended after five days of arguments in the Western Cape High Court.
The battle over the processes that led to the Tafelberg site in Sea Point being sold to a day school instead of being used for inner social housing continues.
The constitutional right to housing does not mean people can choose exactly where the house is or what type of house it is, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.
Judge perplexed over apparent lack of communication between government departments over sale of R135m Sea Point plot to private buyer.
Pupils at Mthwane High School in Umzimkhulu, in the south of KwaZulu-Natal, are to be relocated to a temporary facility after a tombstone was erected inside a classroom.
The deadline is fast approaching for written submissions on the draft bill to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.
Another turbulent year is expected for Parliament. Here are five of the issues the national legislature will grapple with this year.
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.
Farmers wishing to sell their business must first offer it to the state, which parcels it into smaller plots and redistributes to 'previously disadvantaged Namibians' - but President Hage Geingob has been prompted to call for a more muscular approach.
MPs are considering including the specific circumstances under which land can be expropriated without compensation in the amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the contentious Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Bill into law, amid warnings by some civil society groups that the law "enables dispossession without consent".
The Phyllis Jowell Jewish Day School plans to include 44 affordable housing units for staff who will work at the school, the Western Cape High Court heard in a challenge by housing activists who want the entire site to be turned into social housing.
A foreign investor whose land is expropriated can challenge government policy with international arbitrators of the investment was made under a bilateral investment treaty with South Africa.
The daily grind of children who travel to Cape Town CBD every day for a better education came under the spotlight in a case questioning whether a Sea Point property should be used for social housing and apartheid spatial planning redress.
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