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Thuto Thipe

Academic, Yale University

Land tenure is the foundation of people’s security

Land tenure determines who can use land, for how long and under what conditions

Squabbles, red tape hold up restitution in KwaZulu-Natal

Claimants from several areas spoke of their difficulty in having claims, some lodged as far back as 1998, processed and settled

Government ‘drags its heels’ in Hilton College Estate land claim

Labour tenants live in dire conditions and fear eviction. Meanwhile, many farmers have not been notified of claims on their land.

Hilton land claimants finally get their day in court

After 13 years of government stalling, about 18 000 Hilton College Estate labour tenants will have their case heard in the Land Claims Court.

Farmers slam tougher land law

New Bill would make it more difficult to evict farm workers, but critics say it is unfair.

Legislation aims to close land-tenure loopholes

Legislation aimed at closing loopholes in land tenure will be published on Friday, the Rural Development Department said on Thursday.

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