Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the government would not ask foreign investors to put money into SA and then 'tomorrow take your land away', saying this was 'not something that any sensible person does'.
Classifying the scale of farming operations merely based on the size of the farmland also does not really make sense due to the variation of land quality and the productive potential of different pieces of land.
A new agricultural organisation called the Southern African Agriculture Initiative has been launched, with an apparent attempt to counter AgriSA, the largest representative organisation for farmers in the country.
The federation of agricultural organisations says the adoption by a committee of Parliament of a resolution to alter the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation will hurt investor confidence.
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