Sweet dreams have a bitter end

2018-04-22 00:03

Three Mpumalanga farmers believe the state sold them out by using them as surety and fronted them for the benefit of a giant sugar company.

MPs call for inquiry into allegations of North West communal property corruption

2018-04-19 22:34

Allegations of corruption, including that a government official owns shares in a communal property association, have surfaced during public hearings in the North West.

Land fears could stymie Ramaphosa’s investment envoys - institute

2018-04-17 21:27

The president's investment envoys face the difficult task of easing investor concerns around the state's plans to implement land expropriation without compensation, says the SA Institute of Race Relations.

Zwelihle land protest: It's got nothing to do with party politics, say community leaders

2018-04-13 21:44

Community leaders in Zwelihle, on the outskirts of Hermanus, have made it clear that party affiliation has nothing to do with the land grabs that took place in the town last month.

Philippi land occupiers threaten to defy court order

2018-04-13 07:14

Land occupiers in Philippi are threatening to defy a court order compelling them to move.

PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

2018-04-12 10:45

Tensions are on the rise between land occupiers and people in formal housing in Port Elizabeth.

Hermanus 11 to spend another night behind bars

2018-04-11 20:27

Eleven of the people arrested for alleged public violence in Zwelihle, Hermanus, will spend another night in jail because further witness testimony in their bail application is expected to be led.

Olievenhoutbosch and Mooiplaas residents head to court over RDP home allocations

2018-04-10 18:30

The residents of Olievenhoutbosch in Centurion, will oppose the eviction of residents who are illegally occupying RDP houses meant for residents of Mooiplaas informal settlement.

Local communities to benefit from KZN game reserve project

2018-04-09 22:17

A total of 76 jobs will be created while beneficiary communities will have a 51% shareholding in the Mayibuye Game Reserve Wildlife Economy project, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.

Land occupation: The police will get tired and you will get the land – Malema

2018-04-06 19:18

EFF leader Julius Malema has told a sea of supporters in Thembalethu, George, that the majority of black residential areas in South Africa were established through "so-called illegal occupation".


Vrygrond occupiers give De Lille deadline to respond

2018-04-20 07:05

Community leaders have called temporary halt to occupation after meeting the mayor.

Hermanus 'backyarders' pave the way for land ownership

2018-04-18 20:35

Residents of Zwelihle in Hermanus and the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements have begun the process of land allocation.

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform

2018-04-17 08:47

One million new jobs can be created in agriculture and this can be achieved if small-scale, or smallholder black farmers become key beneficiaries of redistributive land reform in rural South Africa, writes Ben Cousins.

Moralism in land debate hampers economic growth

2018-04-13 12:02

If greed is to be measured by acquisitiveness, it is hard to imagine a field in which it finds a more full-bodied expression than politics, writes Terence Corrigan.

Tsonga farmers put vacant Gauteng municipal land to good use

2018-04-12 16:21

Grace Matebula says she has not bought vegetables since coming to Johannesburg 15 years ago.

Anger over 10 000-seater stadium for Observatory

2018-04-12 09:40

“We want development that supports the area,” says a resident.

Hermanus public violence accused still in custody

2018-04-10 19:37

Thirty-eight people arrested in connection with violent land protests in Hermanus are back behind bars after the local Magistrate's Court ran out of time to deal with their bail applications.

Hermanus on edge as land protesters appear in court

2018-04-10 16:01

The State has opposed bail for eleven people arrested in protests after a thwarted "land grab" in Hermanus.

DA votes to protect 'land clause' in the Constitution

2018-04-07 16:45

The Democratic Alliance has resolved to "protect clause 25 of the Constitution", otherwise known as the "property clause".

'SA would be boring without whites' - Malema

2018-04-06 16:11

"South Africa would be boring without whites," EFF leader Julius Malema has said to much laughter outside the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

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