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Labour tenants


Card image 17 December 2019 Farmer's weekly

Special master appointed to deal with labour tenancy claims

The newly appointed special master responsible for facilitating the smooth handling of labour tenancy claims will have the authority of the Land Claims Court and other legal entities behind him.

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Card image 25 November 2019 News 24

Land projects fail

In what represents one of the biggest land restitution failures in the country, more than 90% of the farms purchased by government for labour tenants in Mooi River have since collapsed.

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Card image 21 August 2019 GroundUp

Concourt ruling on labour tenants sends message on government inefficiency

Appointing a special master to assist the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is not judicial overreach

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Card image 21 August 2019 New Frame

Justice Cameron’s farewell backs labour tenants 

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of a ‘special master’ being appointed to expedite more than 11 000 land claim applications, many of which were lodged more than two decades ago.

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Card image 20 August 2019 ENCA

Land claimants vindicated by ConCourt ruling

Labour tenant farmers have triumphed at the highest court in the land on Tuesday.

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Card image 20 August 2019 Times Live

Hilton College labour tenants a step closer to owning land

After unsuccessfully trying for more than 22 years to lay claim to a portion of SA’s most expensive and prestigious school, labour tenants from the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands are one step closer to becoming land owners.

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Card image 20 August 2019 Times Live

Concourt judgment on labour tenants a lesson for government: Lamola

Justice minister Ronald Lamola said the Constitutional Court judgment allowing the appointment of a special master to oversee land claims by KwaZulu-Natal families sent a clear message to government.

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Card image 24 May 2019 ENCA

Land claimants take fight to ConCourt

The slow pace at which government is finalising land claims has come under the spotlight in the Constitutional Court.

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Card image 24 May 2019 GroundUp

Farm workers march to Constitutional Court over land and working conditions

“We want to have our own piece of land so that we can do something for ourselves like growing gardens or sheep farming”

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Card image 17 August 2018 Mail & Guardian

Black farmers fall in the furrows

They have the skills to farm successfully but need financing from banks and post-settlement support from the state

Expropriation, Farm workers, Labour tenants, Land ownership, Land policy, Redistribution, Traditional leadership read more

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