The hard choice ahead - continuing on a self-defeating trajectory, or abandoning it

2019-01-04 11:13

If South Africa is to have any hope in turning around, it will need to recast itself as a country that can support growth and sustain prosperity, writes Terence Corrigan.

Here is how expropriation – with or without compensation – would work under the new Expropriation Bill

2018-12-21 16:49

A new draft law sets out the exact mechanics for expropriation – and is clear that there must always be a fair offer of compensation

Malema in court again for calling for illegal land grabs

2018-12-12 07:33

EFF leader Julius Malema is set to appear in the North Gauteng High Court on charges relating to violating the Riotous Assemblies Act.

Land expropriation: Ad hoc committee to be set up to amend Constitution

2018-12-06 17:07

The National Assembly has passed a motion to establish an ad hoc committee that will draft an amendment to section 25 of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.

Property rights a heated topic at land expropriation summit

2018-12-05 18:38

As Parliament voted to adopt a recommendation on land expropriation without compensation, civil organisations, businesses and political parties vowed to fight for property rights to the very end.

Land expropriation: 'We will leave no stone unturned in protecting the interests of farmers' - AgriSA

2018-12-05 13:35

Agri SA says it "will leave no stone unturned in protecting the interests of farmers" and the agricultural sector.

National Assembly adopts report on land expropriation without compensation

2018-12-04 16:32

The National Assembly has adopted the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report recommending that the Constitution be amended to allow for land expropriation without compensation.

Land expropriation: DA vows to go to court if Parliament adopts report

2018-12-04 14:19

The DA says it will go to court if the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report, recommending that the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation, is adopted by the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces.

Land: ANC 'determined' to press on after court win, but AfriForum's fight 'far from over'

2018-11-30 16:46

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed AfriForum's urgent application to have MPs interdicted from moving to adopt Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee report on the amendment on the Constitution to make way for land expropriation without compensation.

No capacity to compensate displaced white farmers, says Zim

2018-11-27 06:01

The Zimbabwean government is engaging international financial institutions and other stakeholders with a view to compensating displaced white farmers, says Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube.

 

Agri SA wants more clarity on new draft Expropriation Bill

2018-12-21 19:51

AgriSA wants more clarity on the latest incarnation of the Expropriation Bill, of which a draft has been gazetted.

Land expropriation without compensation: the ultimate test for the ANC is still in the making

2018-12-19 20:12

Land reform cannot be subservient to the economy alone – there needs to be a careful balance between addressing the injustices of the past and keeping the economy going, writes Elmien du Plessis and Phephelaphi Dube.

Land expropriation: DA readies court papers

2018-12-10 22:13

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party is readying its court application to have the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report on section 25 of the Constitution reviewed.

'Farms given only to elite' – theatre producer Mbongeni Ngema given a farm in KZN

2018-12-06 16:01

The Department of Rural Development and Land Affairs has been dishing out KZN state farms to the elite, including theatre producer Mbongeni Ngema.

Government needs to offer support to black farmers now - Agri SA board member

2018-12-05 17:51

Eastern Cape farmer and Agri SA board member Siphiwo 'SK' Makinana has criticised the government over the way it has handled the land issue.

ANC and EFF not singing from same hymn sheet on land

2018-12-04 21:52

Despite the ANC and EFF celebrating National Assembly recommending that the Constitution be amended to allow expropriation without compensation, the discussions on the substance of an amendment will probably not be a song and a dance between the two parties.

OVERVIEW: #LandExpropriation - National Assembly votes in favour of report to review Section 25 of Constitution

2018-12-04 15:30

National Assembly has voted in favour of adopting the report by the Constitutional Review Committee which recommends the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation.

Land Expropriation: CRC's report to be considered in both Houses of Parliament

2018-12-04 05:21

Both Houses of Parliament are expected to consider the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report which recommends that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow land expropriation without compensation.

AfriForum 'justifying violent dispossession' with 'embarrassing' court bid – Ngcukaitobi for Parliament

2018-11-29 21:53

AfriForum came to court to "justify violent dispossession" in its bid to review the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report recommending expropriation without compensation, Parliament's counsel, advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, has told the High Court.

Land Expropriation: AfriForum vs Parliament to be heard on Thursday

2018-11-26 17:43

AfriForum's application to have the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's report on section 25 set aside will be heard on Thursday. Parliament will oppose the application.

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