Land Act

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

Expropriating land won’t rid us of red tape

Current land reform policy is so bogged down by bureaucracy that there’ll be no quick-fix solution

A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a new, specialised reporting genre,

No one will be left out of land claims process, says Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has asked traditional leaders to use their resources and help their communities reclaim land - with the help of a good lawyer.

ANC fast forwards vote-catching Bills

The ANC has pushed a number of high-profile amendments to a number of laws ahead of the upcoming elections.

Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted

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.

ANC land policies: Talk left, walk right?

It's good election rhetoric but the main problems dogging farm redistribution are not being addressed, say Ben Cousins and Ruth Hall.

Up to 21% of land is state owned, says surveyor general

An audit of state-owned land has found at least 14% of the area of South Africa - and perhaps as much as a fifth - is owned by the government.

Modise returns R60m worth of ‘stolen’ land

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.

ANC: Land Act centenary a chance to evaluate progress

The 100th birthday of the 1913 Natives Land Act provides an opportunity for SA to evaluate progress made in land redistribution, says the ANC.

Farming problems are clear but the solutions are not

Can we create one million new jobs in agriculture as envisaged by the National Development Plan (NDP)? If so, how?

Land reform: Hopes die hard on battle fields

One of the democratic government's biggest challenges has been to undo the notorious Natives Land Act of 1913 with land reform.

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In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

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New energy mix on the cards

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world