Understanding land & land reform in South Africa

Knowledgebase.land provides comprehensive and reliable content on almost everything to do with land in South Africa. We also cover land land news from Southern, Eastern and Central Africa. We are the ‘go to’ resource hub for anyone with an interest in land issues and the planning and implementation of land reform. We also write a weekly summary of land news and podcast weekly at KB.L Land News South Africa


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THE CONSTITUTION

Land and the Constitution

Section 25 of the Constitution sets out the balance that must be struck in protecting property rights and enabling equitable access to land, advancing land and water reform, ensuring security of tenure where people’s land rights are unrecorded or vulnerable in law and restoring rights lost through dispossession and forced removals.   Section 25(1) – Section 25(4) set out core property rights. At the same time it is important to...

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An introductory tour of the entire land reform landscape

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Inflationary pressures and droughts affecting livestock farmers in Midlands @ZiLAN2015 https://www.chronicle.co.zw/farmers-trim-livestock-head-amid-dwingling-pastures/

(JUST IN) The National Assembly's Programme Committee resolves to suspend the process to amend section 25 of the constitution to give effect to land expropriation without compensation pending certainty on #Covid_19SA regulations that can allow public participation. #sabcnews

There have been billions disbursed to assist with the tough times #COVID19 has exacerbated in SA. Where have they gone? There has been corruption reported on the dissemination of food parcels and selling of essential worker/travel permits.

This is a matter of transparency. https://twitter.com/LRC_SouthAfrica/status/1265586415624245248

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