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City says it has “a service delivery obligation but is not itself the cause of the pollution”Urban land read more
A bill is being drafted to create a court with greater powers for reform and restitution, justice minister Ronald Lamola saysLand governance and administration read more
Worryingly, important constitutional changes around land expropriation are set to be pushed through when most of SA is on their annual summer holiday.Expropriation read more
From a tiny plot to a thriving farm — this is what Aviwe Gxotiwe aspires to achieve for people living in the rural Eastern Cape who are unable to get loans to see their farming dreams come to fruition. Gxotiwe, a livestock and crop farmer in Somerset East, hopes to launch a financial services business that offers loans while also using traditional stokvels.Redistribution read more
Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) celebrates 35 years with a book and seven awardsRural development read more
The Buffalo City Municipality in the Eastern Cape is evicting people who illegally occupied RDP houses at Fynbos in EastUrban land read more
The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) has begun an eviction process of 45 tenants through an order of the court at its Butterworth residential and industrial properties...Urban land read more
Mining companies and some heritage consultants don’t understand the sacredness attached to ancestral remains and the meaning of land in African communities.Land rights and mining read more
Occupiers who moved into a former old age home in Observatory have been forced to live on the pavement outside the abandoned building. Now they’re waiting for the city to relocate them.Urban land read more
Ahead of SA’s watershed 1994 election, 3-million hectares of KwaZulu land were transferred into the Ingonyama Trust, under the Zulu king. On November 22, the high court in Pietermaritzburg will hear residents who claim they have been unlawfully forced to pay rent to the trust, which, aside from having never received a clean audit, appears to be predatory and intimidatingLand governance and administration read more
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