Stay on top of the rich stream of news and views about rural and urban land related issues across South Africa and the sub-continent. Our content curator sorts and sifts through news and opinion pieces to bring you the most relevant and up to date articles. As of 17 October 2022, there are links to 5037 articles curated on the site. Use the search function to drill down deeper.
Extinction Rebellion’s imaginative protests are entertaining. But they are also deadly serious.Africa Land News read more
Mary Kanyaman Ekai was a peace ambassador from Turkana County who lost her life in the course of saving her family’s livestock in Turkana East on September 24th 2022. Kanyaman’s case illustrates the complexity of “cattle rustling” at Kenya’s northern frontier from a gender perspective.Africa Land News read more
South Africa’s policies need to do more to protect vulnerable and marginalised small-scale fishers and fishing communities.Rural development read more
South Africa’s land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates.Land policy read more
The COP27 summit in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh marked a historic moment when a coalition of developing countries secured a new fund to support the victims of climate disasters.Africa Land News read more
Through years of conversation in the Tanzanian port town of Tanga, rarely heard stories of hope, hopelessness and resilience emerged.Africa Land News read more
Backyard Dwellers’ Forum say they’ve been left out while others are housedUrban land read more
Fire safety workshops, proper housing and more power boxes. These are some of the suggestions residents of Masiphumelele in the Cape Peninsula have for reducing fire risks. This was after the second fire in a month tore through the area on Monday, 21 November.Urban land read more
Water is a finite resource on our planet. We can only rely on what we have, which translates to about 2.5 percent of drinkable fresh water. Of that amount, only 0.4 percent currently exists in lake…Africa Land News read more
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‘No, my voice isn’t being heard,’ Jacob Maurice Johns explained to Our Burning Planet, from Sharm el-Sheikh, on Wednesday, 9 November. ‘NGOs have a way of tokenising indigenous people… they capitalise off the pain of indigenous people.’Africa Land News read more
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