MADEYOULOOK brings a part of documenta to Joburg. lumbung.jozi will include screenings and garden talks around questions of land
The former homelands and bantustans could offer opportunities to pursue activities that would curb poverty and unemployment
The Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act requires only that evictees be provided with alternative accommodation
Party’s post about ‘free land’ sees hundreds of houses built on a vacant private property
A concerned Zimbabwean proposes a charter that is based on a simple ideology of the redistribution of unjust money, wealth and power
Community activists also urged the government to pass an amended land bill to give them rights to secure their land.
Legislation and political will are needed to set land targets that consider the needs of women
The party’s founders focused it’s mission on the problem of the day – land – which remains a central issue. Yet, since 1994, the ANC has been hesitant and timid in resolving the land question.
We must overhaul a justice system that does not work for Africa and Africans. Immediate land reform is crucial now
Steady growth and an increase in its number of seats make the Economic Freedom Fighters a potential kingmaker in councils across South Africa
At the ANC’s manifesto launch, Cyril Ramaphosa promised to reduce unemployment, increase social security, and stamp out corruption in the party
The R4.6-billion project, set to house Amazon’s new African headquarters, is on ‘sacred floodplain’, say applicants
‘This would be a very serious disincentive to investment,’ says Thabo Mbeki in a document arguing that the ANC should not proceed with the Constitutional amendment of section 25
The arrival of a Chinese gold mining company in Kono, a diamond-rich district in the east of Sierra Leone, had a devastating impact on the local community, cutting its water supply and threatening farmers’ livelihoods – and their attempts to seek justice have been frustrated at every turn
In a three-part series on South Africa’s land question, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi takes a look at the colonial conquests that drove us here
Customary law and residents’ customary rights have been degraded, the high court has heard
Some black and white farmers are working together in the name of progress in a sector that has long been associated with racial exclusion and the abuse of black people
In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction
Land ownership and its equitable distribution has floundered. Changes to a section of the constitution and the expropriation act are now before parliament, but do they offer any solution?
The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister
Approval of the River Club development in Cape Town is reminiscent of those bulldozing spatial planners of apartheid
Pieter du Plessis’s post-apocalyptic film throws up some interesting questions, but it also needs to work a little harder
Photographer Tommy Busakhwe, a participant in the Communities of the Kalahari Advocacy Project, uses his camera to tell stories of home, land and the people who live and work on it
The City of Cape Town tacitly condones it when wealthy landowners behave illegally, something that is not the case if you’re poor
A high court ruling in Zambia could mean redistributed land and compensation for communities who were evicted for commercial farming
The Lwandle evictions are symptomatic of a broader issue: our growing housing crisis.
The opposition party’s manifesto includes the vow to provide equitable access to land for all and create a million jobs by 2018.
In a major legal victory for poor people’s rights to housing and shelter, the Constitutional Court this week struck down the KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act.
Members of the Landless People’s Movement in KwaZulu-Natal and a group of farmers have decided to stop quarrelling with each other.
Unhappy at the way the government has dealt with their right to property, residents of Alexandra in Johannesburg have turned to the ANC for help.
Deals under investigation include numerous upmarket estates in Ekurhuleni’s exclusive suburbs, where plots alone are being sold for over R1-million
Fourteen people, including a senator, have been charged with murder following a deadly land dispute that left at least 14 people dead in Liberia.