Giving half of SA's commercial farms over to workers may be beyond the state's wherewithal.
Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti hopes to fast track the third phase of District Six development to have the elderly in houses by Christmas.
Speaking at the opening of the National House of Traditional Leaders, Jacob Zuma says laws governing land reform are in favour of land owners.
The Bill that will see the land restitution process being re-opened has been passed following a heated and emotional debate in the National Assembly.
A spat between Helen Zille and journalist Carien du Plessis has turned ugly after Zille brought race into the debate in a rather personal attack.
The irony of two "tribal" Bills that serve the interests of chiefs over ordinary citizens appears to be lost on the ANC, writes Aninka Claassens.
Land Acquisition Strategy officials have made a habit of peddling disinformation, says department of rural development and land reform's Hilton Toolo.
It's good election rhetoric but the main problems dogging farm redistribution are not being addressed, say Ben Cousins and Ruth Hall.
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.