Latest articles on Land Redistribution

Money instead of land

The majority of previously dispossessed people choose money over property, while land reform has become the preserve of the affluent. Is there another way to think about land reform?

District Six wound to be healed

Plans include reintroducing Hanover Street and property rights for returning victims of removals

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

ANC reclaims its central mission — land

After 1994 the party lost its way in its quest to repossess the land but it’s now back on track

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Soup for the Sick: A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselves

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

Press Releases