ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND GRABS

Short of money and desperate, Khayelitsha residents start land occupation

2019-07-24 21:59

People have begun moving onto vacant City-owned land in an area called Mpukwini in Cape Town's Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

Alexandra inquiry: Land grabbers will be arrested, says police boss

2019-07-22 16:44

National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole has warned that people behind rampant land occupations in Gauteng will be arrested.

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.

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WATCH: Stellenbosch land invaders take their fight to court

A group of people currently residing on land owned by the trustees of Louiesenhof Wines in Stellenbosch gathered outside the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday to protest against a second eviction order. Watch.

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City land grab thwarted

2018-06-27 17:01

Msunduzi has sent a strong message that it will not tolerate land invasions.

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WATCH: Protea Glen residents warn land invaders to stay away

Residents of Protea Glen in Soweto have blocked roads leading to an open field in the area to keep land invaders at bay. Watch.

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Researchers plot 4 outcomes for land expropriation without compensation

2018-02-26 17:25

The ANC's policy decision on land expropriation without compensation could result in four possible outcomes, say researchers at the Agricultural Business Chamber.

Mugabe speaks out against white capital in SA and Zim

2017-06-03 07:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe says his government has a problem with the ANC which is allowing whites to control the economy.

The phoney land grab call

2017-03-05 08:42

Were he alive today, Arthur Chaskalson, our first chief justice, would probably be having a near apoplectic fit at the debate about expropriation of land with compensation, writes Terry Bell.

Land reform goes private

2016-10-23 06:08

A new funding initiative could revive failed land reform programmes such as Mamahlola.

 

City of Joburg and Gauteng form task team to tackle Lenasia land occupations

2019-07-24 16:30

Gauteng Human Settlements and Urban Planning MEC Lebogang Maile and Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba have joined forces to tackle land occupations in the province through the formation of an intergovernmental task team.

Lenasia residents, alleged land invaders face off

2019-07-20 22:03

Police have resorted to firing rubber bullets to disperse alleged land invaders in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg, while other residents marched to call for an end to land grabs in the area.

Lenasia South residents barricade roads in protest against land grabs

2018-09-05 12:16

Lenasia South residents have barricaded roads in protest against land grabs in the area, according to Gauteng police.

MK Vets strongarm claim

2018-08-07 17:13

Allegations of intimidation, illegal clearing of land and threats of violence from MK Veterans surround an eight-year-old land dispute near Ashburton.

Minister pleads for patience and discipline as state resolves land issue

2018-05-12 13:00

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has urged South Africans not to be seduced by politicians into fear-mongering or illegal land grabs over government’s land reform efforts.

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'Don't change the Bill of Rights' – Jeremy Cronin on land reform

Deputy Public Works Minister Jeremy Cronin says an amendment of the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation is not necessary. Watch.

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A truly radical SONA would tackle the land grab question

2018-02-16 16:35

A new regime should recognise that truly bold action is required: to rethink the way in which land reform has been conceived, says Terence Corrigan.

Interdict granted against EFF inciting land grabs - AfriForum

2017-03-07 13:11

Afriforum and its business wing AfriBusiness have been granted a high court interdict against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema prohibiting him and his party from inciting illegal land grabs.

Anthea Jeffery: What the Media don’t want you to know

2016-11-16 20:07

An analyst says Donald Trump’s victory suggests ordinary people are beginning to see through the media’s distortions and want it to go back to its true role.

Lessons for SA? Zimbabwe’s land grabs a ‘lose-lose’ situation 16yrs on

2016-10-20 13:49

It is a tragedy that Zimbabwean farmers have still not been compensated and that those who grabbed the land can't produce 80% of the food the country needs, says an analyst.

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