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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.

Malema assures whites land grabbing will be a ‘peaceful process’

EFF leader Julius Malema has sought to assure white people that genocide would not be committed if land grabbing did take place in South Africa.

Zimbabwe government’s U-turn on white farmers

A group of 78 dispossessed white farmers claim victory and intend to pursue full compensation.

Khaya Dlanga: Lessons from Mugabe

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe might have taken flack for his policies, but South Africans could learn from him about being masters of their destinies.

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