'You were relying on hope, not reality' - Judge tells Nkoana-Mashabane, referring to District Six

2019-05-17 19:56

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has conceded that she had failed to comply with a court order from November regarding the development of District 6 for land claimants.

Land occupiers and Lenasia residents clash

2019-05-14 13:10

Lenasia South extension 4 is on a knife edge as residents are divided over land issue.

Time magazine cover shines spotlight on SA's glaring inequality

2019-05-03 21:40

Time magazine's latest cover displays a picture of the posh suburb of Primrose in Ekurhuleni on one side and Makause informal settlement on the other, highlighting the extent of South Africa's glaring inequality.

About 1 000 shacks demolished in Johannesburg by JMPD, Red Ants

2019-05-01 13:34

The JMPD and an army of Red Ants — carrying crowbars, riot shields and rubber bullet guns — have demolished about 1 000 shacks on two properties in Rabie Ridge.

Land grabs 'will never be allowed' in SA - Ramaphosa

2019-04-30 08:55

South Africa would never experience chaotic land grabs, despite simmering tensions over government's land reform programme, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

WATCH: Hong Kong to build artificial islands in massive land reclamation project

2019-04-24 22:17

Hong Kong has announced plans to spend $79 billion to construct one of the world's largest artificial island projects.

'We are going to lose our land': Sutherland farmers pleading for help amid 6-year drought

2019-04-18 21:43

The farming community of Sutherland in the Karoo is begging for help as they watch the lives of farmworkers, farmers and shopkeepers fall apart because of a prolonged six-year drought.

District Six: Land minister ordered to appear in court after failure to comply with court order

2019-04-17 13:23

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has to personally appear in court on May 17 to explain her failure to comply with a court order regarding the development of District Six for land claimants.

Racial tension brewing over land in Vereeniging

2019-04-11 17:32

Racial tension is brewing between two factions of residents in Rus-ter-vaal, outside Vereeniging.

Zimbabwe land compensation: This is a chance to move forward, says white farmer

2019-04-11 07:53

For 64-year-old Ben Gilpin, an interim compensation payment is the beginning of a process to bring closure.


Cape Town wine farm granted interdict after BLF land occupation fears

2019-05-17 15:49

D'Aria Vineyards in Durbanville, Cape Town has secured an interdict in the Western Cape High Court against what appears to be threats by Black First, Land First to occupy wine farms in the Western Cape.

Cape Town mosque holds emergency meeting over noise complaints

2019-05-12 09:44

Cape Town's famous Muir Street mosque, in District 6, has been hit with a noise complaint as its congregants mark the holy month of Ramadan.

Housing protest in Cape Town leaves safety and security MEC 'irritated'

2019-05-02 07:27

Following their Human Rights Day protest at the Rondebosch Golf Course, activist group Reclaim the City took to the Green Point Bowling Green, protesting for affordable housing to be built while at the same time digging foundations and laying bricks.

Your elections dose: 'Shock polls', chaotic land grabs and heartache

2019-04-30 18:15

As the elections race hots up, research surveys and party polls are causing a frenzy, while a tough life in tent is encouraging one woman to cast her ballot albeit with a heavy heart.

'We will teach the Red Ants a lesson they will not forget' - Chris Hani residents refuse to budge

2019-04-29 21:06

Residents of Chris Hani informal settlement in Ironside, outside Vereeniging, are resolute that they not going to move.

'If they want war, we will give them war', say Ironside land occupiers as Red Ants arrive

2019-04-24 13:29

A group of land occupiers in Ironside, Vereeniging, have threatened violence against the Red Ants who have arrived to demolish their shacks.

No politician must have the power to expropriate property without compensation - IRR

2019-04-17 17:10

The Institute of Race Relations has urged South Africans to not give any politician, no matter what party he or she belongs to, the power to dispossess people of their land without compensation.

'Demagogues' driving hatred, says Buthelezi in campaign trail in Limpopo

2019-04-13 18:58

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi believes "demagogues in the political arena" are driving a campaign of hatred in the country in the run up to the elections.

S&P Global sees ANC taking moderate approach to land reform

2019-04-11 12:36

The ANC might 'talk left' but it does not necessarily 'walk left', Gardner Rusike, a sovereign analyst at S&P Global Ratings, has said.

Police, protesters face off in Somerset West over land invasion attempt

2019-04-10 16:48

A violent housing-related protest in Somerset West has led to the closure of part of the N2 in Cape Town as police and protesters face off.

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