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Claimants dying off before ever returning to District Six

TWENTY-six years later and District Six claimants land restitution is frustrated by endless red tape and empty promises.

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Trust says its powerless to stop increase in land occupation

The custodians of land belonging to the Dwars River Valley community have expressed concerns over the increased occupation despite a court order.

Urban land read more
Card image 29 November 2021 Food for Mzansi

The reality is that farmworkers die with nothing

“The reality that farmworkers can die with nothing. Their lives can end just like that while they spent their whole

Farm workers read more
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Abahlali BaseMjondolo re-elect leader Sibusiso Zikode uncontested

Zikode retained his position for the fifth time in six congress meetings since the movement’s inception in 2005.

Urban land read more
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New agriculture DG must ensure department’s plans reach fruition

It is crucial that initiatives with the private sector and other industry organisations are implemented as soon as possible

Land policy read more
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Corruptiion iin Eastern Cape cripples balck farmers

While the Eastern Cape has earned a reputation for corruption, agricultural leaders reckon it's unfortunate that corrupt behaviour has also

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Slow government decision making hinders black farmers in the country, says Agbiz

The association of agribusinesses operating in South and southern Africa’s chief economist, Wandile Sihlobo, said this week that recent studies showed that black South African farmers produced a mere less than 10 percent of the country’s total agricultural output.

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Land reform programmes receive financial injection

Land reform programmes ,financial injection ,Sanlam Foundation ,Vumelana Advisory Fund,landowners investors ,South Africa creating employment

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Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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Philippi informal settlement residents say they are the “forgotten” community of Cape Town

The City says it is unable to assist because their shacks are on private land

Urban land read more

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I can think of no one better qualified to sit as Judge in the Constitutional Court.

After two years of intense campaigning to get our parliament to adopt the Climate Justice Charter as per section 234 of South Africa's constitution, parliament has treated us with contempt and ignored our demand. The climate crisis has begun.

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