Land Redistribution

EFF tackles apartheid legislation

While the ANC in Parliament found itself defending the presence of FW de Klerk at the State of the Nation address last week, the government was also — in court this time — defending an apartheid-era law

Land reform captured by the elite

According to a new report, the poor remain on the sidelines of farm redistribution

Who cares about Johann Rupert anyway?

Businessperson Johann Rupert caused a Twitter storm with users describing him as racist, tribalist and arrogant for his comments

Ramaphosa hands over 4 500 hectares to KZN community

The president said the government would assist the community by developing their ability to create sustainable income and jobs from the land

Women’s rights must include land rights

Women around the world tell a similar tale of tilling the land and producing food but being denied secure rights to land

Land committee receives 140 000 submissions, faces ‘nightmare’ planning for hearings

The National Assembly in February adopted a motion for a constitutional review allowing for the expropriation of land without compensation

Small-scale farmers should be at the centre of land reform in South Africa

South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming

Land is the gold required for economic transformation

'The people of the province must put their shoulders to the wheel'

EC government excited as community scores game reserve in land resettlement deal

'To address the land question we will need legislation that will be as forceful as war'

South Africa’s land debate is clouded by misrepresentation and lack of data

South Africa's land policy is flailing around in the dark, with the haziest of understandings of how well or how badly land reform is doing

Can Ramaphosa centre the ANC and quell opposition parties?

Picking fights carefully so as not to tackle all adversaries simultaneously is a wise political strategy.

‘People’s president’ gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya

Raila Odinga's swearing-in has rattled Kenya's government thanks in part to the large crowds that turned up

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it