The party seems to have realised that it cannot continue with its hardline stance and has made significant policy shifts since the July poll.
North West Premier Thandi Modise has returned six farms in the Ratlou municipality after they were taken from the community through the 1913 Land Act.
Critics argue the restitution policy has done little to improve food security or the agribusiness sector in the country.
One of the democratic government's biggest challenges has been to undo the notorious Natives Land Act of 1913 with land reform.
Zim is reconsidering compensating white commercial farmers whose farms were seized during the chaotic 2000 land reform process, the M&G has learnt.
Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti has disputed claims that the government will not meet its reform target.
In this edited extract of Zimbabwe Takes Back Its Land, the writers argue that land redistribution in Zimbabwe was inevitable.
President Jacob Zuma's speech lacked a comprehensive plan to address job creation but he promised to investigate civil servants' remuneration.
The facts are few but there have bee logistical and political reasons why the state is dragging its feet.
Proposals for the redistribution of land found in the government's land reform green paper would come into effect as early as March next year.
South African and French photographers powerfully investigate ideas around land and the role that photography plays in its representation.
Jacob Zuma has never proposed anything coherent because, more often than not, he misdiagnoses the causes of SA's challenges, writes Floyd Shivambu.
Some industry experts say President Jacob Zuma's latest proposal for equitable land reform will need to be refined before it can be implemented.
President Jacob Zuma has a new land reform plan that includes the formation of district committees to assist in land distribution and financing.
In a meeting of regional heads, the African Christian Democratic Party said policies on nationalisation and land reform were scaring away investors.
To realise economic empowerment, the land commission in South Africa has to consider other options too, writes Bernadette Atuahene.
As the ANC meets to discuss its most important policies, land remains one of the hottest issues, writes Ben Cousins.
Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has revealed South Africa will pursue far more radical land reform policies in the future.
DA MPL Anthony Benadie says criminal charges will be laid against ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola over his comments on land reform.
The ANC Youth League has insisted that Section 25 of the Constitution, which deals with property ownership, be amended.