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Recall unheard voices in South Africa’s history

Adelaide Tantsi Dube’s poem was published in 1913, the year Africans were stripped of their land

Housing crisis inextricably entwined with land occupations

Land expropriation can only take place politically and unrestrained by the law

Ramaphosa hands over 4 500 hectares to KZN community

The president said the government would assist the community by developing their ability to create sustainable income and jobs from the land

Politics blocks land reform

Radical economic transformation has been dismissed as rhetoric because there is no plan.

State failed, not the Constitution

Populists lift their middle finger to a 100-year fight for rights to freedom, equality and, yes, land.

Ace plays his hand on leased land

He said, although the government was aware it needed to accelerate land expropriation, he urged South Africans to use constitutional means to get land

Nation’s loss is literature’s gain

The ingredients of great South African novels are based on greed, injustice, land and natural resources.

ANC plans ‘constitutional revolution’ on land

No longer Mr Nice Guy, the party also wants to put a freeze on foreigners buying land.

Is ‘Fuck White People’ fucking itself?

Dean Hutton’s work shocks and discomforts, but will it foster meaningful change?

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