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Card image 08 November 2019 Daily Maverick

Dispossessed under apartheid, disempowered in democracy

A community living along an international border is heading to court in a bid to get a title deed for the land restored to them 15 years ago.

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Card image 07 November 2019 IOL

Don’t play the fool with land restitution partnerships

The government has spent more than R2.3 billion in the acquisition of restitution farms for more than 231 communal property institutions.

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Card image 29 November 2019 The Lowvelder

R93 million land claim unsettled

Some of the more than 1 500 claimant groups are still waiting for their land claims to be settled after more than two decades.

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Card image 28 October 2019 Iafrica

Ready for Restitution? The People Are But our Institutions are Not!

South Africa embarked on a land reform process in 1994 to address the country’s tragic history of inequitable land distribution along racial lines.

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Card image 24 October 2019 DispatchLive

Setback for ‘Emperor Thembu II’ Majola’s vast land claim

AbaThembu have been ordered to get their house in order and unite. This follows a hearing in Mthatha on Wednesday where a select committee on petitions and executive undertakings — which falls under the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) — met Votani Majola, who had filed a petition through Thembi Tembe, a chief protocol officer of the Thembuland royal empire, in December.

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Card image 23 October 2019 Parliament

Petitions Committee postpones engagement with Thembuland Practitioners

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Card image 26 October 2019 The Lowvelder

Landowner disputes halt development

The situation arose after a dispute between the Moreipuso Land Claimants and Mapulaneng Heritage Council (MLCMHC) and the Mahubahuba a Bokoni Communal Property Association.

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Card image 05 October 2019 The Citizen

AfriForum continues to oppose Centurion land claim

The group remains positive it will be able to oppose a 20-year-old land claim currently affecting various properties across the city.

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Card image 28 September 2019 Farmer's Weekly

SA’s biggest land reform mistake

Perhaps the single biggest mistake South Africa has made with land reform since 1994 has been to entrust a government department with not only the transfer of land, but also the responsibility to provide support to land reform beneficiaries.

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Card image 21 September 2019 Letaba Herald

Mopani residents get an update on land claims status

Hundreds of Mopani District Municipality residents flocked to the Nkowankowa Community Hall to hear their land claims fate recently.

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