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Clear policies needed for effective land reform
Clear policies needed for effective land reform
Minister Thoko Didiza has returned to her old portfolio, as the minister responsible for land affairs. In her first tenure, she developed a...
​Elders cry over land court setback
​Elders cry over land court setback
When 104-year-old Zabalaza Mshengu died three weeks ago, he had not seen justice. His comrades, with whom he had been fighting a protracted legal...
Expropriating land won’t rid us of red tape
Expropriating land won’t rid us of red tape
The need for land expropriation must be understood as being foremost about social justice and a constitutional imperative. It is about anticipating...
Mlangeni unearths the land of his father
Mlangeni unearths the land of his father
The Mlangeni family was about to give up on their mission to find their grandfather’s grave on the Free State farm when someone tripped over a...
Land debate casts light on burning issue
Land debate casts light on burning issue
“So we are coming. If we need to expropriate your land, we are going to do that because it’s in the Constitution. It’s not something that we...
The law, together with civil society’s oversight role, will lead the way to reform
The law, together with civil society’s oversight role, will lead the way to reform
The debate on the expropriation of land without compensation dominates South Africans’ everyday conversation, leaving us with the false belief...
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...
Hilton land claimants finally get their day in court
Hilton land claimants finally get their day in court
A class action suit by 18 000 labour tenants, which seeks to quicken the labour tenant claims process, will finally be heard on Thursday in...
Richtersvelders to celebrate return of land
Richtersvelders to celebrate return of land
After a decade-long struggle in the courts and after being forced off their land more than 80-years-ago, Richtersvelders will on Saturday celebrate...
SA land restitution a success, says govt official
SA land restitution a success, says govt official
South Africa's land restitution is a big success story, acting director general of land affairs Tozi Gwanya said on Wednesday.
Govt defends cost of Richtersveld case
Govt defends cost of Richtersveld case
The multimillion-rand cost of fighting the Richtersveld land claim was money well spent, the Department of Public Enterprises said on Wednesday....
Tears of joy as Richtersveld land claim is settled
Tears of joy as Richtersveld land claim is settled
Tears of joy flowed on Tuesday when the Richtersveld community finally won back the diamond-rich land taken from them almost a century ago.

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