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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

It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

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

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 is about more than just land

On paper, the Bino family of Kowa (formerly Elliot), Eastern Cape, are a land reform success story. In 2000, they applied...

Housing crisis inextricably entwined with land occupations

Land expropriation can only take place politically and unrestrained by the law

Legal land battle looms for Pretoria East

A clan’s claim to prime areas of the capital has been dogged by controversy

Land restitution is an urban issue

It has been largely successful but limited by family fights and an urban land shortage

Editorial: Give clarity on land restitution

'Land reform has never been just a nice-to-do. Both for reasons of equity and to provide a base for economic growth, it has always been a have-to-do'

The Land is ours: An extract from Tembeka Ngcukaitobi’s new book

In 1902, there were already stirrings of people who were resisting being thrown off the land

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

EFF knows what it wants on land

But the ANC does not yet have a policy for its decision to expropriate land without compensation

Keep an open mind on the land debate: Maria Ramos

The land debate has to be approached calmly and responsibly says Barclays Africa Group chief executive Maria Ramos.

Land Question: It’s about identity

The question of land is about rectifying skewed patterns of ownership and recognising its importance in identity

Wanted: A credible evangelist for land

Restitution needs an efficient process with clear principles to fulfil spiritual and material needs

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