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All mahala say claimants in R1-billion Mala Mala land claim

Endless court cases and threats plague community of South Africa’s most costly restitution settlement

District Six hero dies before seeing his dream of return fulfilled

A key figure in the return of more than 1 000 claimants to Cape Town’s inner city, Shahied Ajam was working on a multi-billion rand land restitution project

R1.1-billion land claim ‘captured’

This story was produced in partnership with Pulitzer Center. Details of the land claim settlement for MalaMala, one...

Clear policies needed for effective land reform

Section 25 of the Constitution is the key but a new Expropriation Act is also urgently needed

​Elders cry over land court setback

A Land Claims Court decision reversed on appeal has devastated weary labour tenant applicants

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

Mlangeni unearths the land of his father

Lucas Ledwaba talks to ANC stalwart Andrew Mlangeni about his experience of dispossession and land restitution

Land debate casts light on burning issue

Many agree that the failure to implement land reforms was the fault of the government rather than a weakness of the Constitution

The law, together with civil society’s oversight role, will lead the way to reform

'The role and function of civil society is crucial in keeping the public focused on the issue of land rights'

Labour tenants reach shaky agreement with the department

Mwelase case claimants are adamant about their right to acquire their ancestral land.

Hilton land claimants finally get their day in court

After 13 years of government stalling, about 18 000 Hilton College Estate labour tenants will have their case heard in the Land Claims Court.

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