Land Grab

There will be no land grabs, theft ― Ramaphosa

​The land will be returned to people within the confines of the law, said President Ramaphosa during a Good Friday sermon

Expropriation 101: A debt headache

Taking property away without compensation sparks questions over what to do about debt.

​ANC kicks off land debate amid divided views from leaders

Party leaders disagree on whether or not to explore land expropriation without compensation.

Letters to the editor: March 10 to 16 2017

Readers write in about SARS, land politics, and Eusebius McKaiser.

ANC plans ‘constitutional revolution’ on land

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

Surge in attempts to take land from white farmers in Zim

The Commercial Farmers' Union said there had been at least 20 "incidents" on white-owned properties in recent weeks, with some being asked to leave.

Namibia’s house prices spark land grab fears

Skyrocketing property prices have prompted demands for more affordable housing and threats of widespread land grabs.

EFF ‘perpetuating anarchy’ with call for land grabs

Tshwane's mayor has said the EFF is behind informal settlements on land earmarked by the city for developing housing for the poor.

AfriForum lays charges against Malema for land grab comments

Comments by EFF members concerning invading unoccupied land has garnered criticism, as well as a criminal charge.

Malema tells followers to stop naming land after him

EFF leader Julius Malema says he does not want to start a personality cult by having settlements named after him.

Numsa takes on state security over ‘rogue’ report

Irvin Jim says the "rogue" report accuses them of treason, which cannot be taken lightly, and they want the State Security Agency to investigate it.

Land grabs rattle Zim farmers

Recent threats of farm invasion in Zimbabwe are making both new and old farmers nervous, and have resulted in disruptions to farming activity.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

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’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

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