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18 January 2019
Laws and land dispossession
On the first day of his five-day UCT Summer School course, Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza painted a grim picture of how laws were used to enable land dispossession.
It is not just the government that has failed. Mining companies have usurped land belonging to rural communities without due regard for their property rights. @LandRightsNow @KnowledgebaseL @PresidencyZA
It is not enough to simply open up data. “Publish and they will come” does not work. Data needs to be used and serve a specific purpose. @naticarfi #OpenGovWeek #LandModule
@opendatacharter @databarometer @opengovpart https://landportal.org/library/resources/open-guide-land-governance-version-20-following-public-comments
"[BR]OTHER is a visual record of the #xenophobic violence that has swept through South Africa over the past decade. In documenting these events, the book aims to raise #awareness of the dangers that lie in #discrimination and indifference" https://www.brotherbook.co.za/