department of rural development and land reform

 
Land restitution is an urban issue
Land restitution is an urban issue
Most people think land restitution is about farmland but the majority of cases lodged with the department of rural development and land reform are...
Skwatsha: Western Cape could be testing ground for land expropriation
Skwatsha: Western Cape could be testing ground for land expropriation
Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mcebisi Skwatsha has said government is considering expropriating land without compensation to...
South Africa's vexed land reform scores a rare success
South Africa's vexed land reform scores a rare success
It was a hard-fought victory for South Africa's black community seeking to reclaim land, and for the Moletele, it has become a surprising model of...
‘ANC can’t play to the gallery on land issue’ — Mantashe
‘ANC can’t play to the gallery on land issue’ — Mantashe
The issue of expropriating land without compensation is proving divisive in the top echelons of the ANC, with secretary general Gwede Mantashe...
South Africa’s land reform efforts lack a focus on struggling farmers
South Africa’s land reform efforts lack a focus on struggling farmers
South Africa’s land reform programme has suffered many failures and its beneficiaries have in many cases seen little or no improvements to their...
Labour tenants reach shaky agreement with the department
Labour tenants reach shaky agreement with the department
Labour tenants fighting for their right to acquire ancestral land have finally reached a memorandum of understanding with the department of rural...
Communities stuck in land ownership battle with govt
Communities stuck in land ownership battle with govt
The communities locked in a stalemate with government over the transfer of title deeds and whose land comprises almost 12 000...
Seven facts about the Restitution of Land Rights Act
Seven facts about the Restitution of Land Rights Act
Thanks to the amendment of 1994’s...
Right of reply: Land policy elitism smear far off track
Right of reply: Land policy elitism smear far off track
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Ministers make contradictions on Nkandla
Ministers make contradictions on Nkandla
Rural Development Minister Gugile Nkwinti and Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi contradicted each other regarding the sale of houses at...
Up to 21% of land is state owned, says surveyor general
Up to 21% of land is state owned, says surveyor general
The state, by way of various government organs, owns at least 17 061 882 hectares of land in South Africa, the surveyor general said on...
'Brown envelope' man accused again
'Brown envelope' man accused again
The career of alleged "brown envelope" journalist Joe Aranes is experiencing a strange second life as controversy in the remote Northern Cape...

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