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The Conversation – Persistent unemployment has become synonymous with the youth experience across South Africa. Youth unemployment rates are almost four times higher than the regional average – 62% of South Africans between 15 and 35 years are unemployed and of these 60% have never been employed. Add to this the fact that even those …Rural development read more
Rising racial tensions and an allegation of syndicates backed by government officials marked this past weekend’s ongoing illegal land invasions in the south of Johannesburg.Urban land read more
Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile has promised residents that the government is working on a solution to assist both parties.Urban land read more
Police have resorted to firing rubber bullets to disperse alleged land invaders in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg, while other residents marched to call for an end to land grabs in the area.Urban land read more
About 66ha of sugar cane were set alight in a suspected arson attack - the second in two weeks - in Mthwalume on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast this week.Restitution read more
Sikiti informal settlement in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, was established over 20 years agoUrban land read more
Land invaders have threatened to burn the homes of Bonela residents in Cato Manor if the eThekwini Land Invasion Units(LIU) ...Urban land read more
People occupying land in the Lakeview informal settlement in Ennerdale have vowed not to move.Urban land read more
Fed-up residents have blocked roads leading into parts of Ennerdale, Zakarriyya Park and Lenasia South in Johannesburg while protesting against the occupation of land in the area.Land ownership, Urban land read more
“It has been two years since the City promised to develop these parcels of land, but little has been done since,” Reclaim the City said.Urban land read more
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