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Card image 10 May 2021 Daily Maverick

Inside the NEC: How Ramaphosa dealt Ace a double blow and scored a victory for ANC reform

President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed to a new land expropriation party committee in return for high-level party support for his tough stance on the step-aside rule.

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Expropriation of land without compensation in South Africa – where are we?

On 13 December 2019, the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill (the Amendment Bill) was published in the Government Gazette. Since then, a lot of water has passed under the bridge with regards to an amendment to the laws of the Republic of South Africa dealing with the expropriation of land without compensation.

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Card image 23 April 2021 News 24

Our people have already paid for the land’

Farmers and residents in the North West have voiced concerns around the Expropriation Bill, with one saying: "Stop running in circles. Stop saying the same thing without producing results."

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Land Reform: Ad hoc committee on Section 25 finalises public participation process

The ad hoc committee amending Section 25 of the Constitution will now turn its attention to deliberate on the amendment after it finalised the public participation process.

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What you might like to know about the Expropriation Bill

Not least of all the proposed inclusion of nil compensation.

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29 March 2021 Food for Mzansi

Gender pay gap” ‘Not yet Uhuru for women in agriculture’

Despite the implementation of the new minimum wage a Stellenbosch-based pressure group Women on Farms believe female farmworkers are still often underpaid and overlooked by their employers. This, they say, deepens the gender pay gap. Agri SA labour specialist Lebogang Sethusha says Stats SA’s...

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Card image 30 March 2021 Moneyweb

Greater certainty on expropriation imminent

After a week of often heated debate and input in parliament.

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Card image 30 March 2021 IOL

Expropriation debate must not hinder agribusiness initiatives – Agbiz

The agricultural and agribusiness sector said it hoped that the renewed debate over section 25 of the Constitution and the Expropriation Bill would not detract from initiatives intended to drive the sector’s growth and expansion, the Agricultural Business Chamber said yesterday.

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Card image 25 March 2021 Parliament


Parliament and its committees have the right to ask any institution or person to report to them and may summons any person to appear before them.

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Card image 27 March 2021 IOL

Rocky start to land reform hearings

The hearings into amendments to Section 25 of the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation got off to a bumpy start this week, with the EFF and Afriforum butting heads with MPs.

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