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.

Stop stereotyping farmers

2018-09-26 08:10

Many farmers express a willingness to give away parts of their farms as well as an acceptance that tenants should have ownership of the land, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

What to make of Dlamini-Zuma's warning about land

2018-09-21 10:23

Dr Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma's comment that "patience on the land issue is wearing dangerously thin" is often made by political leaders, but has little basis in fact, writes Frans Cronje.

Absence of SA land reform law will continue to fuel uncertainty - Moody's

2018-09-13 15:03

Policy uncertainty will linger in South Africa until land reform laws are formulated and this won’t happen until after next year’s election, dampening investor sentiment and creating a credit-negative environment, Moody’s Investors Service said.

4 changes Cosatu wants to see on land, including higher taxes for game farms

2018-09-11 21:18

The trade union federation (and ANC alliance partner) says converting freehold titles held by white people and foreigners to leaseholds will require no compensation.

OVERVIEW: ‘Biggest historic fallacy’ of our time is that whites stole the land - AfriForum

2018-09-06 10:08

Land hearings continue in the parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee.

ANC unpacks land reform in relaunched party magazine

2018-08-30 12:03

Not so much a matter of "if" and "when", but "how" to effectively deal with land reform without bringing harm to the economy, is the central question experts and senior members of the ANC grapple with in the party's relaunched quarterly magazine, Umrabulo.

Right of response: Max du Preez wants to shut down debate as it verges on insight

2018-08-30 09:14

Black victims of expropriation without compensation and land reform corruption do not find it offensive or annoying that the IRR is one of the organisations that aims to make their complaints heard, writes Gabriel Crouse.

Public works committee withdraws Expropriation Bill to 'avoid running a parallel process'

2018-08-28 17:20

The committee believes rejecting this bill in its current form will help avoid running a parallel process while the Joint Constitutional Review Committee continues its work on the possible review of section 25 of the Constitution.


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.

Land expropriation: Mbeki slams ANC for deviating from non-racialism

2018-09-25 13:29

Former president Thabo Mbeki has lashed out at the ANC, saying its new policy to expropriate land without compensation is a deviation from its policy of non-racialism.

Don't equate arsonists with the fire brigade

2018-09-18 12:12

Mentioning AfriForum and the EFF in the same breath is like equating the fire fighters to the arsonists, writes Flip Buys.

The heritage of orphans: Why land expropriation is imminent

2018-09-13 08:00

Heritage Day sees indigenous South Africans celebrate the day in a place they call home, but over which they have no ownership, writes Zipho Nabe.

Justice in land reform means being fair

2018-09-06 16:41

Senior Advocate Martin Brassey represented the IRR, as well as its 60 000 signatories, in making representations to Parliament to amend the Constitution. His central claim was that justice is fairness, writes Gabriel Crouse.

BLF, Orania among 'broad spectrum' of speakers to address constitutional review committee on land

2018-08-30 18:22

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has invited a range of speakers including Black First Land First and the whites-only community of Orania to address it on land expropriation without compensation.

Focus on need-based land redistribution system

2018-08-30 12:01

Land reform needs to be part of a broader project that must restore to the South African people all that was lost through conquest, writes Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.

AfriForum peddling facts, not fear or naivety

2018-08-29 09:13

AfriForum will continue uninterruptedly to mobilise international pressure against farm murders and expropriation without compensation by simply carrying on voicing the facts regarding events in South Africa, writes Kallie Kriel.

False information on land reform process a disservice to South Africa

2018-08-27 11:54

When government announced that land reform would be addressed through a consultative process, certain interest groups started to spread lies and half-truths internationally, writes Lindiwe Sisulu.

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