Meaningful progress on land reform unlikely before 2019 election - Moody's

2018-06-26 20:09

It is unlikely that there will be meaningful progress on land reform - especially expropriation without compensation - before the 2019 election, says ratings agency Moody's.

Research shows Ramaphosa is right - South Africans do want land reform

2018-06-19 08:47

New research from the IJR shows most South Africans believe land reform is important to address inequality and further reconciliation, writes Mikhail Moosa.

Getting land reform right – a warning, as comments deadline looms

2018-06-12 08:23

Successful land reform is possible in South Africa. It is possible to get it right – but only if the enabling conditions are correctly arranged for it, writes Terence Corrigan.

Land: AfriForum considers legal action against Parliament's process to amend Constitution

2018-06-10 14:07

Lobby group AfriForum is considering taking legal action regarding the expropriation of land without compensation, the organisation said in a statement on Sunday.

Done right, land redistribution will boost economy

2018-06-05 08:25

Nobody will become rich overnight, despite Julius Malema and Jacob Zuma’s populist promises. Land itself is not as important as what one does with it, writes Max du Preez.

Land reform will happen, and MPs will be there for the journey - Mabuza

2018-05-29 15:27

Government is working to address issues relating to rights of ownership of land, Deputy President David Mabuza told Parliament.

Urban land reform plan could be an easy win for Ramaphosa

2018-05-22 08:43

Stilling the urban land hunger is actually something the Ramaphosa government can do relatively easily. It should, of course, have been done many years ago, writes Max du Preez.

WATCH: Cyril Ramaphosa addresses ANC land summit

The ANC is holding a land summit this weekend in an attempt to emerge with a united view on how to implement its controversial resolution to expropriate land without compensation. Watch live as President Ramaphosa addresses the summit.

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The big 'land expropriation without compensation' lie

2018-05-17 13:49

It makes absolutely no sense for government to expropriate commercial farming land and they know it. If you kick out one leg of the table, the entire table falls. But saying so doesn't aid the lie, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

Farmers willing to participate in land reform - Roelf Meyer

2018-05-17 06:27

There is a maturity and willingness to participate in land reform in the agriculture community that is being totally overlooked by government, believes former politician and businessman Roelf Meyer.


AfriForum stands on middle ground

2018-06-22 10:54

AfriForum cannot and will not sit back and merely hope that South Africa is spared the destructive road of Zimbabwe. To protect the economy against the contempt of property rights is the right thing to do, writes Kallie Kriel.

Big demand for affordable, secure living in Johannesburg South

2018-06-15 15:37

There is a big demand for affordable, secure living in Johannesburg South, according to Seeff Property Group.

Expropriation without compensation: a blind stride to the Promised Land

2018-06-11 10:18

I am very appreciative of the fact that apartheid has left many economical, structural and psychological wounds to our country but I believe that land expropriation without compensation is not going to solve all these problems.

The nightmare 'land' situation we must avoid at all cost

2018-06-06 07:45

Very little scares me and certainly and very little in politics fazes me. But during the president’s budget vote in Parliament there was an incident with the EFF that frightened me, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Floyd Shivambu's proposed state custodianship of land farcical and tragic

2018-05-31 07:38

Should our often poorly capacitated state attempt to take on the control management of 121 million hectares of land, it is difficult to imagine an outcome that would not verge on the tragic, writes Terence Corrigan.

4 myths about land expropriation that must be bust

2018-05-23 08:24

It is important to carefully note what the ANC has been saying, both publicly and in their internal documents about land reform, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

We've been having: Casspernyovest showed #ThisisSouthAfrica in his Ksazobalit video

2018-05-21 13:30

South Africans are always one step ahead

PODCAST: Whose land is it anyway? We delve into SA's hottest debate

2018-05-18 13:53

This week on POLOTIKI, the battle of ideas over land within the ANC takes centre stage.

AfriForum's experiment will likely backfire on its members

2018-05-17 08:41

By scaring off investors with fake news about crime statistics, AfriForum has positioned itself directly against President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commercial diplomatic initiatives to attract investments, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

AfriForum, Suidlanders raising unnecessary international alarm

2018-05-11 11:10

The uncertainty of leaving an emotive issue unattended is too costly for the country’s social and economic stability, writes Ronald Lamola.

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