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Card image 17 May 2019 Farmer's Weekly

‘Traditional land ownership must be sorted out’

Confusion about the powers and functions of South Africa’s traditional leaders and government ownership of communal land came to the fore at a recent panel discussion between agricultural role players.

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Card image 17 May 2019 News 24

You were relying on hope, not reality’ – Judge tells Nkoana-Mashabane, referring to District Six

Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has conceded that she had failed to comply with a court order from November regarding the development of District 6 for land claimants.

Restitution, Urban land read more
16 May 2019 PoliticsWeb

Victimisation of ANC voters condemned – COSATU

COSATU statement on the eviction and victimisation of farm workers for voting for ANC

Farm workers read more
17 May 2019 PoliticsWeb

EWC: Is this what the govt is planning?

There are times when circumstances require taking risks. These are times in which dangers exist in acting, but even more profound ones may arise in failing to act.

Expropriation, Land related laws read more
Card image 17 May 2019 Times Live

Finally, land minister almost says sorry to District Six claimants

After spending nearly five hours answering questions in court on Friday, land reform minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane finally admitted her department had not done enough for the people of District Six.

Restitution, Urban land read more
Card image 18 May 2019 ENCA

Land Reform Minister explains District Six wait

Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says her department doesn't have the money for land restitution in District Six.

Restitution, Urban land read more
Card image 17 May 2019 IOL

TLU SA urges global stand

The Transvaal Agricultural Union of South Africa has upped the ante in its fight against the expropriation of land without compensation.

Expropriation, Land ownership, Land policy read more
Card image 16 May 2019 Mail & Guardian

District Six claimants expect Nkoana-Mashabane to explain development delay

In March, her department missed a deadline to deliver a plan of action on the cost, scale, and modality of a District Six restitution programme

Restitution, Urban land read more
Card image 02 May 2019 IOL

Bitter battle rocks FAWU

Fawu has been shaken by infighting following the suspension of its general secretary, Katishi Masemola, over the writing ...

Farm workers read more
Card image 15 May 2019 IOL

Embattled Fawu warned of deregistration

The troubles facing the Food and Allied Workers’ Union have deepened.

Farm workers read more

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