Too early to panic about SA land - SA Reserve Bank deputy

2018-09-21 20:03

The ANC's plan to make it easier to take land without compensation could impact financial-sector stability, but it’s “too early to panic", says the deputy governor of SARB.

Ramaphosa talks economy in Parliament - 5 key takeaways

2018-09-11 18:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa answered economic questions in the National Council of Provinces. Here are five key takeaways.

SA land prices drop 32% on land reform change, drought

2018-09-10 17:08

Farm prices have plunged by a third since the ruling party decided to seek a change to the Constitution to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

We've failed at land reform, but we quit at our peril - David Mabuza

2018-09-06 18:15

Deputy President David Mabuza told Members of Parliament in the National Council of Provinces that government has fared poorly in resolving structural landlessness and inequality over the past 24 years.

Firmer rand lifts financials and retailers on JSE

2018-08-28 19:01

The rand briefly traded below R14 against the US dollar to reach a session high of R13.95/$ after news broke that the portfolio committee on public works had withdrawn the expropriation bill.

Agricultural bodies slam Trump, say he doesn't know what's going on in SA

2018-08-23 17:02

Agricultural industry body Agbiz has rejected US president Donald Trump’s tweet suggesting that government is seizing land from white farmers, saying he doesn’t know what goes on in South Africa.

‘List of farms credible’

2018-08-15 17:19

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) on Tuesday said they believe the list of farms to be expropriated without compensation, as released by Afriforum, is legitimate.

ANC eyeing 31 KZN properties for expropriation, claims AfriForum

2018-08-13 15:45

There are 31 KwaZulu-Natal properties, including farms, on a list of 190 earmarked for expropriation without compensation, according to Afri­Forum.

SA’s land problem won’t go away

2018-08-02 13:43

Even though the ANC is not in favour of expropriating white farmers’ land as was done in Zimbabwe, investors are right to worry as the fundamental problems will not go away by themselves, writes Leonid Bershidsky for Bloomberg Opinion.

These 6 types of property will likely be the first expropriated - here's why

2018-08-01 18:40

Private farms is where the fight will be, but urban land – especially abandoned buildings and parcels owned by state companies – will probably be the first to be expropriated. And land next to informal settlements is likely to be a fruit ripe for the political picking.


EXCLUSIVE: Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

2018-09-18 07:25

A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months, will set out a clear procedure for land expropriation without compensation.

CHARTS: How land-seizure talks have hit SA's farming industry

2018-09-11 08:00

It’s not just the rand that’s been hurt by the ANC’s plan to change the Constitution to make land expropriation without compensation easier.

Land reform plans sees agriculture confidence at two-year low

2018-09-10 12:19

An index tracking confidence in the agriculture industry has declined to the lowest in more than two years as the ANC presses ahead with plans to make it easier to expropriate land without compensation.

Whether you are Modise or Van Der Merwe, land grabs are wrong - Mokonyane

2018-09-06 12:32

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says land reform is about economic inclusion regardless of race, and illegal land grabs will not be tolerated.

Minister Sisulu to meet with US Embassy on Trump tweet

2018-08-23 20:42

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has noted the “unfortunate comments” in US President Donald Trump’s tweet, saying it was based on "false information".

Mantashe to Ramaphosa detractors: 'Back off on land issue'

2018-08-16 15:49

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has defended President Cyril Ramaphosa against detractors criticising him for the move to amend the Constitution to make it explicit about allowing expropriation of land without compensation.

AfriForum ‘irresponsible’ for publishing list of farms

2018-08-14 17:49

The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union (Kwanalu) has said AfriForum is “irresponsible” for circulating a list of farms allegedly earmarked for expropriation without compensation.

Holomisa: We agree with ANC on land, as long as it's not electioneering

2018-08-06 18:57

Bantu Holomisa's remarks appear to be in support of ANC plans to push for amendments to the Constitution to explicitly clarify how government could expropriate land without compensation.

Business bodies have mixed reactions to ANC's plan for land expropriation amendment

2018-08-01 19:25

While the Black Business Council praised the move as showing "political will", Business Unity South Africa said Ramaphosa's remarks introduced policy uncertainty.

Ramaphosa didn't overstep with land comments - ANC MP

2018-08-01 13:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa's remarks on land expropriation don't change Parliament's hearings on the process, says ANC MP Vincent Smith.

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