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Card image 25 March 2021 Daily Maverick

Kickstarting the backyard rental market will be a catalyst for revitalising township economies

The Gauteng government is looking at a model that allows us to upgrade properties of township dwellers for backyard rental by creating a rent-sharing agreement between the main landlord and funder. This will be affordably spread over a period that allows rental costs to be kept within a reasonable range of their informal sector equivalent until the costs of upgrades are paid off.

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The residents of Makhaseni in rural KZN were forcibly removed in the 1930s and now face another removal threat from mining. Behind the scenes what role is played by traditional leaders in facilitating mining deals? Who wins? Who loses https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-06-22-the-value-of-land-for-people-displaced-by-mining-cannot-be-measured-in-monetary-terms-alone/

South Africa's efforts to fix traditional courts hit a snag.
https://theconversation.com/south-africas-efforts-to-fix-traditional-courts-hit-a-snag-162356?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton via @TC_Africa

What landmark Kwazulu-Natal court ruling means for land reform in South Africa.
What does it also say about the traditional leadership and governance in South Africa?
https://theconversation.com/what-landmark-kwazulu-natal-court-ruling-means-for-land-reform-in-south-africa-162969?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton via @TC_Africa

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