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Card image 04 September 2019 Times Live

That’s not where the horse is buried’: Kgalema Motlanthe bemoans parliament’s land reform approach

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has accused parliament of failing to give effect to section 25 of the constitution by passing laws to ensure equitable redistribution of land.

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Card image 20 August 2019 Daily Maverick

Cleaning Up: Start with the department of agriculture and land reform

South Africa’s labour laws have been weaponised against people of integrity to facilitate corruption and State Capture.

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Card image 14 August 2019 Creamer's Engineering News

Right choices essential for the future of South African agriculture

The future of the South African agricultural sector is dependent on the country and industry making the right policy and investment choices. So cautioned Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) Board of Directors member Professor Ferdi Meyer on Wednesday. He was speaking at the launch of the BFAP Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028. "Growth in the future is not that strong," he pointed out. "We [South Africa] alone are a small share of the total [global agricultural] economy. ... Growth is not handed to us."

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Card image 06 August 2019 Daily Maverick

South African democracy under threat

A tangible move has to be made to change the increasingly dangerous conditions which so threaten a constitutional crisis. A good start would be a deliberate and meaningful commitment to the implementation of the Presidential Panel on Land Reform’s recommendations, which may well tilt the balance in favour of the constitutionalists in this country as opposed to the populists and their opportunistic discourse.

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Card image 02 August 2019 BusinessDay

EDITORIAL: Homeland tramples the constitution

ANC’s trade-off with the Zulu monarch keeps it in power in KZN at a huge cost

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Card image 03 August 2019 IOL

Supporting Zulu King with R66m of our taxes is wrong

The sad part is that King Goodwill Zwelithini gets R66m in the first place, while other kings make do with far more humble ...

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Card image 31 July 2019 IOL

Parliament’s portfolio committees launch twitter accounts

Forty-three parliamentary portfolio and select committees have opened twitter accounts to enhance direct engagement with citizens

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Card image 16 July 2019 Daily Maverick

Lindiwe Sisulu vows to clean up woebegone Water and Sanitation Department

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has promised a big clean-up of ‘a mess’ of a department which will see officials undergoing a vetting process, an internal investigation into corruption and irregularities and adoption of a ‘zero tolerance’ approach to water pollution.

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Card image 08 July 2019 The Conversation

Marxist scholar Harold Wolpe’s ideas still speak to South Africa’s problems

During the apartheid period in South Africa – 1948 to 1994 – a lively intellectual culture of opposition emerged on some of the country’s university campuses and within the broader anti-apartheid movement…

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Card image 06 July 2019 The Citizen

City of Cape Town gets flak over poverty bylaw

Cape Town is the only city that has a bylaw that leads to homeless people being fined for sleeping on pavements or erecting illegal structures.

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