Women must be the focus of land redistribution

2018-07-22 06:05

A woman’s ability to own, inherit and control land and property is vital for her ability to access resources and participate in the economy, writes Nthabiseng Moleko.

Land: The people speak - Tensions simmer in Pietermaritzburg

2018-07-20 20:30

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee's public hearing on land in Pietermaritzburg has been marred by tension.

Land: The people speak - Pietermaritzburg gets to tackle the land issue next

2018-07-20 05:21

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee's delegation in KwaZulu-Natal heads to Pietermaritzburg.

Land: The people speak – Return land to the chiefs, review committee told in Jozini

2018-07-19 16:34

Several participants have also brought up the matter of forced evictions and confiscation of livestock.

Land: The people speak - Smith gives CRC an 8 out of 10 for public hearings

2018-07-19 09:20

Eight out of 10 – that is the rating co-chairperson of the Constitutional Review Committee Vincent Smith would give to this committee's public hearings on amending section 25 of the Constitution.

Land: The people speak – 'Traditional leaders are making us suffer'

2018-07-18 22:25

While several members of the Mahikeng community have recognised and respected the role of traditional leaders in the ongoing land debate, some have raised concerns over their treatment of people who live on land under their control.

Land expropriation without compensation key to taking forward Madiba's vision - Ramaphosa, Zuma

2018-07-18 20:25

Land expropriation without compensation is one of the key programmes that will take forward late President Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela's vision of a free South Africa, both President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president Jacob Zuma have said.

Land: The people speak - Mahikeng residents call Lekota a disgrace

2018-07-18 15:36

Cope leader Mosioau Lekota has received a tongue lashing from some members of the Mahikeng community in the North West as Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee holds hearings on land expropriation without compensation.

Ramaphosa: ANC rejects state ownership of all SA land

2018-07-17 15:39

South Africa’s ruling party "rejects the notion" that all the nation’s land be owned by the state, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

WATCH: ZODWA BUYS SOME LAND!

2018-07-16 15:20

Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu knows that her brand will not put food on her plate forever and she is preparing for the day it can no longer do that.

 

Land: The people speak - Calls for unity and equality in Kokstad

2018-07-21 18:59

Black and white speakers called for unity at the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's hearing on amending Section 25 of the Constitution in Kokstad on Saturday. There was, however, an EFF supporter who said whites should go to Europe.

No need to wait for land hearings to end, lawful expropriation can start now – Lamola

2018-07-20 18:35

Lamola says the focus should be on finalising the passing of an expropriation bill that will set out the processes through which land can be expropriated within existing law and improving the regulation of the land claims process.

Land: The people speak – We are all Africans, Rustenburg residents told

2018-07-19 19:33

Members of the Rustenburg community and those in surrounding areas have had their turn to share their views on the highly-emotive land issue, and most of them support an amendment to the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.

LAND OVERVIEW: Section 25, to amend or not - the people continue to speak

2018-07-19 14:56

Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee is currently touring the country's nine provinces to hear people's views on whether Section 25 of the Constitution should be amended to allow for land expropriation without compensation. We compiled the best of what people had to say.

'It's unfounded, a complete misunderstanding' - Lekota's reaction to being called a sell-out

2018-07-19 06:25

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says he will continue to stand firmly by his view that there is no need to amend the Constitution or to expropriate land without compensation, even in the face of being called a disgrace and a sell-out.

Land: The people speak - The Ingonyama Trust shouldn't divide

2018-07-18 21:47

It's no surprise that the Ingonyama Trust was raised at the Constitutional Review Committee's first hearing in KwaZulu-Natal, given recent veiled threats of succession and violence from the Zulu king, who is the sole trustee of the trust.

Land: The people speak - No liberty without land, Vryheid hearing told

2018-07-18 17:03

Liberation is incomplete without the return of the land, Parliament's Joint Constitutional Review Committee has heard in Vryheid - the KwaZulu-Natal town with the name that means "freedom" or "liberty".

Land: The people speak - Mahikeng and Vryheid have their turn to air their views

2018-07-18 05:25

Residents of Mahikeng and Vryheid are next on the list of members of the public who will have a chance to air their views on the expropriation of land without compensation.

Land: The people speak - Hearings to resume in the North West

2018-07-17 05:24

After a breather of about a week, the Joint Constitutional Review Committee is to resume its hearings on the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution in Taung, North West.

'Ingonyama Trust's land not under threat, it's a power play', says land researcher

2018-07-12 21:23

President Cyril Ramaphosa "bending the knee" to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is not surprising and has to do with mining rights, says Dr Aninka Claassens, a senior researcher at the University of Cape Town.

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