Land reform report: 5 questions answered

2019-07-29 05:34

The harvest of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform an Agriculture is finally ripe for public consumption, and the report it released provides several answers to pressing questions about land reform.

We need a social pact to secure the farming industry

2019-07-01 11:22

Social pacts in agriculture, energy and mining, between business, labour and communities, will be crucial to lift market confidence, growth levels and industrial peace, writes William Gumede.

Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform hands over report to Ramaphosa

2019-06-11 17:28

The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has submitted its report to President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza, says the Presidency.

Land at the heart of EFF, FF+ ideological victories in election 2019

2019-05-14 12:26

On one hand, you have Africans angry over being dispossessed by apartheid and whites on the other, afraid of having their properties expropriated. You can't fix this with a non-committal disposition, writes Dimo Mariri.

Zimbabwe to complete land valuations in May to pay compensation

2019-04-07 14:49

Zimbabwe plans to complete land valuations by the end of May to determine the level of compensation to be paid to former white commercial farmers.

Don't drink the Kool Aid on the new Expropriation Bill

2019-01-31 09:06

Under the Expropriation Bill, law-abiding home owners will have fewer rights than criminals illegally using a warehouse they own to store heroin and other drugs, writes Anthea Jeffery.

We want to help SA with land reform - Anglo American

2018-11-29 08:25

Anglo American wants to make a positive contribution to South Africa’s efforts to reform land ownership and address racially skewed patterns, said Chief Executive Officer Mark Cutifani.

Fearmongering shows DA's growing desperation

2018-11-21 06:51

The DA's fearmongering is a thinly disguised attempt to distract from the party's lack of coherence and disastrous year of infighting, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Mbeki's missive: In the name of 'our people'

2018-09-28 13:19

Thabo Mbeki's paper posits valid questions and proposals if the country is to move in a direction that does not undermine constitutional guarantees to property rights, equality and non-discrimination, write Zohra Dawood and Theuns Eloff.

Mbeki pamphlet ignores reality of racialised land ownership

2018-09-27 10:36

A magic wand or a mere pronouncement of non-racialism will not miraculously erase the differences in the distribution of land and the economy of our country, writes Mcebo Dlamini.


'Let Zindzi Mandela be,' pleads Duarte in personal note

2019-07-11 08:10

Jessie Duarte stands up for Zindzi Mandela after #OurLand Twitter furore and AfriForum complaint.

Ramaphosa: We're still living with the 'devastating' impact of Natives Land Act

2019-06-20 20:14

President Cyril Ramaphosa opened his second 2019 State of the Nation Address by pointing to the impact of the Natives Land Act which was enacted exactly 106 years ago.

How did land impact on the elections? Political parties overlapped more than we think

2019-05-15 11:02

One of the biggest land reform failures of the past 25 years is the state's inability to pass legislation pertaining to communal land to secure the land rights of the millions of people living on the land, writes Elmien du Plessis.

White Zim farmers accept R238m interim payment for land compensation

2019-04-08 11:36

Former white commercial farmers in Zimbabwe who had their land expropriated under the fast track land reform programme in the early 2000's have accepted government's offer of an interim payment.

Land Expropriation: Amending the Constitution left to Sixth Parliament

2019-03-19 21:03

It has been resolved: The Sixth Parliament will have to amend Section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.

South Africa does not seek IMF support – Lagarde

2018-12-19 20:30

Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption drive gets a thumbs-up from IMF managing director Christine Lagarde.

Following Mandela’s management style will aid in land reform - Ramaphosa

2018-11-26 11:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the management style of former President Nelson Mandela on Sunday evening when speaking of how the state would manage land reform, saying the matter needed to be addressed for SA to move forward.

WATCH: South Africa's white farmers seek role in land reform as economic pressure grows

2018-11-02 15:01

White South African farmers are seeking a role in land reform as the ruling ANC moves to change the constitution to allow for the expropriation of white-owned land to rectify racial ownership disparities.

Ramaphosa's 'killings of white farmers' comment: What the president meant

2018-09-27 13:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa told Bloomberg on Wednesday that there were "no killings of...white farmers in South Africa". He has been criticised for his remarks, most notably by farmers' union AgriSA. Did he lie?

Land expropriation: This is the time to panic

2018-09-26 09:02

South African emigrants are rushing to the exits in greater numbers than ever before. There has been a 229% year-on-year increase in the number of people applying for citizenship by investment in the first half of 2018.

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