WATCH: Land can't belong to the people and the state at the same time - ACDP leader

The State and the people cannot own the land at the same time, ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe says.

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Cradle of conflict: A landless community divided in a landowner's paradise

2018-11-16 06:13

In the Cradle of Humankind, a landless community divided over property rights is running out of options as it fights for space and belonging in a "landowner's paradise".

Land: Even if ANC loses in 2019, expropriation amendment will go ahead - ANC caucus

2018-11-15 17:57

A Constitutional amendment to allow for expropriation of land without compensation will go ahead even if the ANC does not win the next election, says the ANC.

Land: Committee adopts report recommending expropriation without compensation

2018-11-15 11:30

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adopted a resolution that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation.

Land expropriation: Parties opposed to amendment 'reserve their rights' to go to court about process followed

2018-11-13 22:33

Court action to prevent Parliament from amending the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation seems imminent after political parties presented their recommendations.

Land expropriation: Heated parliamentary meeting expected as DA questions process

2018-11-13 05:26

On the eve of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's discussion on its recommendations regarding the amendment of the Constitution the DA says it "reserves all of its rights" and will make recommendations "under protest".

City of Cape Town destroys shacks rebuilt by fire victims

2018-11-06 12:05

The City of Cape Town’s anti-land invasion unit has demolished 21 shacks built by people who lost their homes in a fire in Overcome Heights.

Land expropriation: Committee to consider recommendations next week

2018-11-01 22:38

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee is expected to consider next week whether it will recommend that the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation of land without compensation.

ANALYSIS: Game-changing ConCourt judgment empowers communities - experts

2018-10-28 07:02

Not only did a recent Constitutional Court ruling return the Lesetlheng community to their land, but its ruling has big ramifications for how communities and mining companies negotiate in the future.

Land taken 'by the barrel of a gun' should be valued at R0, Parly committee hears

2018-10-26 20:28

The Christian Bible's Ten Commandments have been invoked at the public submissions to Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee on how and whether land should be expropriated without compensation.


10 questions about expropriation without compensation answered

2018-11-16 06:25

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adopted a recommendation that the Constitution should be amended to allow for expropriation without compensation. News24 tries to answer some questions which might arise from this development.

Land Expropriation: EFF brings ANC's recommendation to constitutional review committee

2018-11-15 21:13

The EFF has put forward a recommendation on the amendment of the Constitution that is identical, word for word, to a proposal submitted earlier by the ANC in a move an opposition MP has called "a convenient alliance".

'Amend or don't amend' - quips exchanged as MPs vote for land expropriation

2018-11-15 15:35

After a morning of quips over who would "move, then shake" the proposal, the recommendation to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land has been adopted by the Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee.

Land Expropriation: Parties square off in Parliament as possibility of court challenge looms

2018-11-15 05:34

Members of parties supporting an amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation have mitigated against a possible court challenge by parties opposed to the proposed change.

WATCH LIVE: Parliamentary debate on expropriating land without compensation

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee is expected to continue deliberating a draft report on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation. Watch.

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Land expropriation: After filibustering, CRC will discuss recommendations next week

2018-11-08 17:50

After a morning of filibustering by parties opposed to the amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee has adjourned without discussing its recommendations.

ConCourt raises the bar for recognising informal land rights

2018-11-02 08:52

Unlike the High Court, the Constitutional Court lifted its judicial gaze above legal formalism to see the history behind the Lesetlheng community's claim to land, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

ConCourt upholds ruling of invalidity of law preventing African women from owning property

2018-10-30 19:11

The ConCourt says Parliament must be aware of the history of patriarchy in the country when enacting remedial legislation.

White fears and just talking about land won't further SA's liberation - Gigaba

2018-10-27 13:36

Fears of the white minority and just talking about the expropriation of land without seeking to implement it will not help further South Africa’s liberation, says Malusi Gigaba.

City of Cape Town delays decision on social housing project

2018-10-26 07:19

The City of Cape Town's decision on the sale of City-owned land to housing non-profit organisation Communicare for redevelopment for social housing, has been pushed back.

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