The ANC intends to speed up its land redistribution programme ahead of local government elections, sparking fears from economists and farming groups.
The proposed legislation better protects property owners — and is aligned with the Constitution.
Dinnertime banter made way for political debate when the Tipgate Oxford Rhodes scholar dined with like-minded supporters this week.
Readers write in about racism, land reform, health care reform and water leaks.
The agricultural sector has been left guessing because of contradictions and a lack of firm details when it comes to land reform.
Unconstitutional land expropriation could ruin South Africa's bread basket.
There is no money for compensation, but 23 white-owned farms have been targeted.
The new challenge is to balance land rights and markets to ensure that farmlands are productive.
The need for land reform seems to be a no-brainer. So why is it marred by uncertainty?
The current Regulation of Land Holdings Bill raises so many problems and questions that serious challenges are inevitable.
What justification do we have for a black government massacring its own people?
The scale - and cost - of the task of sorting out and settling restitution claims is staggering.
Is the government’s mooted 12 000 hectare ‘ceiling’ on landownership practical - or even feasible?
Despite making all the right noises, South Africa has done little to correct its legacy of dispossession.
The Commercial Farmers' Union said there had been at least 20 "incidents" on white-owned properties in recent weeks, with some being asked to leave.
The president was in top form, from "commending" Julius Malema and calling Mangosuthu Buthelezi the "voice of reason", to giving a history lesson.
President Jacob Zuma says that the Land Holdings Bill does not affect foreign nationals who are planning to buy homes for residences in South Africa.
It's 25 years since Madiba's release from prison and the unbanning of political parties. Former minister Mosibudi Mangena asks what's changed.