ARTICLES RELATING TO LAND REFORM

Lots of 'misinformation' in US about 'complex land issue' in SA - US deputy secretary of state

2019-03-18 06:48

US deputy secretary of state John Sullivan met several individuals and groups, including representatives of AgriSA, Grain SA and the ANC, last week.

Investors will wait for SA election outcomes, says Netherlands ambassador to SA

2019-03-11 22:10

The outcomes of SA's national elections in May will give investors a clearer idea of the direction the country will take over the next few years, says Netherlands Ambassador to SA Han Peters.

Agriculture could go same route as Eskom without investment - FNB economist

2019-02-25 06:25

Lack of investment in infrastructure that supports the agriculture sector could see it take the same route as Eskom, senior agricultural economist Paul Makube has warned.

Political parties just cannot agree on land reform procedures

2019-02-22 17:55

Political parties have pledged their readiness to provide "leadership" on the land restitution programme but remain on separate paths on how to go about it.

Budget reveals government's real position on land reform

2019-02-22 06:00

The Budget shows that government planning on land reform is misaligned with its proclaimed ideological policy stance, writes Terence Corrigan.

Expropriation Bill: Striking a balance in land reform

2019-02-03 06:00

The new Expropriation Bill is a reasonable piece of legislation, that needs to now be applied in a tumultuous environment. The question is always how effective a law can be, when politics are messy.

Former president Jacob Zuma opens up about land reform

2019-01-02 15:56

Former South African President Jacob Zuma said he supports nationalising land as the ANC takes steps to change the Constitution to make it easier to take it without compensation.

7 things that affected the rand in 2018

2018-12-30 10:30

From Zuma's ousting to US-China trade relations, here are all the events which impacted the rand in 2018.

State has 1.2 million hectares available for redistribution - legal expert

2018-12-14 21:01

Research estimates that unused state-owned land parcels in SA suitable for redistribution amount to around 60% the size of the Kruger National Park.

Land reform: Who are the right beneficiaries?

2018-12-07 19:03

The panel on land reform and agriculture debates who should be the rightful beneficiaries of land redistribution.

 

FW de Klerk Foundation slams SAHRC for letting Malema 'off the hook'

2019-03-15 14:36

The South African Human Rights commission has found that EFF leader Julius Malema's "white slaughter" comments do not amount to hate speech.

Xolobeni and the irony of history

2019-03-05 05:00

It seems that Gwede Mantashe is not paying sufficient attention to the core principles of constitutional democracy that puts citizens at the centre of shaping their futures, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Lessons on land from John Kani

2019-02-24 06:00

This conversation about land reform is polarising, emotional and damn difficult, because we are, in fact, having two conversations conflated in one. And both are not very well facilitated, writes Elmien du Plessis.

Dlamini-Zuma warns of growing impatience for govt to deliver on land reform

2019-02-22 16:50

There are signs of growing impatience, with government coming under considerable pressure to successfully deliver on its land reform initiative, says Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Eyes open for 2019

2019-02-10 06:00

Those hoping for clarity from the State of the Nation Address on how expropriation without compensation would be implemented (and damage contained) would have been disappointed, writes Terence Corrigan.

Confidence key to SA agriculture amid land, climate fears - Wandile Sihlobo

2019-01-17 14:17

The issue of confidence comes up over and over again when talking about investment in the agricultural sector, says the agricultural economist.

Presidency 'still committed' to addressing Khoisan concerns amid threats to declare independence

2018-12-30 10:45

The Presidency says it is still committed to addressing the concerns of members of the Khoisan community, currently camped outside the Union Buildings, who have threatened to 'take (their) country back' unless their demands are met.

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.

Ferial Haffajee: Where Ramaphosa failed on land in 2018

2018-12-13 14:08

There's been a failure in land reform, and it's not where you think, says Ferial Haffajee.

10 things Johann Rupert said about the SA economy during THAT interview

2018-12-06 06:25

From controversial views on young black people to tips on how to get rich, billionaire Johann Rupert's interview with PowerFM on Tuesday night has sparked widespread criticism on social media and in some business circles.

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