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UCT comes to defence of professor accused of racism

Battle over the future of the River Club has become extremely nasty

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City of Cape Town to evict dozens of Observatory residents

The Willow Arts Collective had been hoping to lease land from the City

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Activist accused of harassment agrees to apologise to Robertson farmers

Farmer says in court papers he may have suffered “economic harm” because of the activist

Farm workers read more
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Cape Town golf clubs may be turned into housing – City documents

Activists welcome possible change of policy

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Rights Violations in Isiolo International Airport Land Expropriation

The Land Value Act does not make provision for the valuation of communal land in a manner that reflects the social-economic practices of the drylands communities.

Africa Land News read more
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We are going through a crisis’ but it can be solved – King Misuzulu on feuds in Zulu royal family

New amaZulu King Misuzulu KaZwelithini has admitted his family is going through a crisis, but says they can get through it.

Traditional leadership read more
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Dido Valley houses to redress apartheid forced removals

One hundred land claimants are set to benefit from the City’s flagship Dido Valley subsidised housing project in Simon’s Town.

Restitution read more
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Land expropriation: ANC, EFF drift further apart on Section 25 amendments

The chasm between the ANC and EFF on the amendment to Section 25 of the Constitution appears bigger than ever after President Cyril Ramaphosa dismissed state custodianship of all land.

Expropriation read more
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Top 10 sites of State Capture: What the Guptas really cost our country

What is left after the State Capture wrecking ball, after the looting from so many state-owned entities?

Expropriation read more
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Delay to South Africa’s land expropriation plan brings its own set of problems

South Africa continues to face uncertainty around the issue of land expropriation without compensation, with clarity around the issue now only expected towards the end of the year.

Land policy read more

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OP-ED: Foot-dragging on land reform and hiding behind legal machinations is getting us nowhere, fast https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-06-10-foot-dragging-on-land-reform-and-hiding-behind-legal-machinations-is-getting-us-nowhere-fast/

LARC lead land researcher @zenandebooi interviewed by @eNCA on the victory of rural citizens alongside @RWMKZNSA @CASACZA & @LRCSouthAfrica against the lease policy forcifully implemented by the Ingonyama Trust Board which administers 2.8 million ha of Land in KZN. https://twitter.com/ThisLand_Doc/status/1403803190588489738

This Land@ThisLand_Doc

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More died from COVID already in 2021 vs 2020, with 3/4 of daily deaths now in developing countries. All possible steps are needed to deliver vaccines globally, fast, including suspending IP + sharing vaccine recipes. We need a #PeoplesVaccine. Learn more 👉https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/world-trade-organization-covid-19-patents/

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