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Card image 20 July 2020 Mail & Guardian

Put in context, Mandela did what he could with what he had

Those who attack his assertions and actions should ask themselves what they have sacrificed for the country they want

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Card image 13 July 2020 BusinessDay

Clarity on property rights needed to unlock investment, says agricultural body

The Agricultural Business Chamber says the ANC and Business for SA acknowledge the industry will be driven by the private sector

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Card image 13 July 2020 EWN

ANC in Parliament vows to continue land reform fight in honour of Zindzi Mandela

Mandela's outspoken nature put her on a collision course with Dirco when she tweeted her views about land expropriation.

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Card image 09 July 2020 IOL

Land and land tenure reforms for agricultural transformation in Southern Africa

One of the fundamental challenges facing land reform is ownership or the best form of tenure systems, says Thulasizwe Mkhabela.

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Card image 01 July 2020 News 24

Vrede Dairy Farm: LRC welcomes ruling to dismiss Mkhwebane’s bid to appeal judgment

The Legal Resources Centre has welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal, dismissing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal the scathing Estina Dairy Farm judgment.

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Card image 10 June 2020 BusinessDay

Structural transformation and end of austerity needed after pandemic

Sustained stimulus package to effect change requires new Reserve Bank policy

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Card image 08 June 2020 HeraldLive

East Cape author digs deep into agricultural sector in new book

An all-purpose book which examines the role of agriculture in SA’s economic transformation and development — this is a synopsis of the research done by Wandile Sihlobo for his recently published book, Finding Common Ground: Land, Equity and Agriculture, which aims to explain how important the agricultural sector is to the development of our country.

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Card image 04 June 2020 Bizcommunity

Study shows land redistribution can create new jobs in agriculture in South Africa

The Covid-19 crisis has clearly demonstrated the vulnerability of the livelihoods of many South Africans, and highlighted food insecurity as one key aspect...

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Card image 29 May 2020 Engineering News

Leasehold Programme can contribute to smallholder agricultural development after lockdown

The Leasehold Programme – a collaborative partnership between the Jobs Fund, communities and sugar miller Tongaat Hulett – is expected to be able to support agricultural development of smallholder farmers. The 2014 Sugarcane Development Initiative, which is a public-private partnership between Tongaat Hulett, the Jobs Fund and farming communities in three KwaZulu-Natal districts, has resulted in the injection of more than R80-million in rental income to these farming communities.

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Card image 27 May 2020 BusinessDay

How Covid-19 has held up land reform

Bulelwa Mabasa, who sat on the advisory panel on land reform, talks to Business Day TV

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Green revolution is locking African farmers into a system that is not designed for their benefit, but for Northern multinational corporations. https://theecologist.org/2020/aug/14/gates-failing-green-revolution-africa

Allegations of corrupt land deals in Okahandja. Resident calls for a probe by the Anti Corruption Commission https://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?id=93685&page=read

JOEVA ROCK & RACHEL SCHURMAN - Seeds of Neo-Colonialism: Why GMO's Create African Dependency on Global Markets | The Elephant https://www.theelephant.info/op-eds/2020/07/31/seeds-of-neo-colonialism-why-gmos-create-african-dependency-on-global-markets/#.XzZcQfjfzfs.twitter

Zim weighs using land as security for the $3.5bn bond meant to compensate white farmers https://www.news24.com/fin24/Economy/Africa/zim-weighs-using-land-as-security-for-the-35bn-bond-meant-to-compensate-white-farmers-20200813 via @fin24

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