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25 March 2024 IPS

Women’s Land Rights in Farming Need Further Recognition

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Card image 07 March 2024 Daily Maverick

EFF election manifesto – Fact-checking four big claims on land, wealth, crime and sanitation in South Africa

Africa Check set out to fact-check the claims in the document and, despite challenges, we were able to verify the following.

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Card image 15 February 2024 Daily Maverick

After the Bell: The depressing illogic of the EFF election manifesto

How is it possible that the EFF’s economic platform can be so impervious to systems now widely accepted by almost every country on planet Earth, including countries with avowedly communist governments like China and Vietnam?

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Card image 15 February 2024 R News

Ramaphosa moves the ground reality

So among the usual chatter, pres. Ramaphosa made a ground-breaking

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Card image 09 January 2023 The Conversation

The South African government has been buying farmland for black farmers. It’s not gone well

The government’s approach to redistributing farmland has been mostly ineffective. Failure can be attributed to limited implementation, poor institutional capacity and corruption.

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Card image 13 June 2021 IOL

Inside look at KZN farm run by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s son, Dedani

Dedani Mabhunu Mkhize, the son of the embattled health minister accused of illegally benefiting from an allegedly corrupt tender, runs a flourishing farm in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

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Card image 23 May 2021 IOL

Our lives are inseparable from the land

Human rights lawyer, political activist and author Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi has released his second book Land Matters, which explores South Africa’s failed land reforms and the road ahead.

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Card image 26 March 2021 The Citizen

Government ‘unable’ to run land reform – experts

Is the government capable of running land reform? Many experts think it's fallen prey to corruption and cadre deployment.

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Card image 12 March 2021 SANews

Five million hectares acquired since inception of land reform

Ever since its inception, the land reform programme has been impactful in breaking down the patterns of land ownership and since its inception, government has managed to acquire five million hectares of land.

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Card image 10 November 2020 IOL

Didiza wants corrupt officials accused of evicting emerging farmers and taking bribes to face law

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza is clamping down on corrupt officials who are allegedly evicting emerging farmers and taking bribes from them.

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