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Card image 08 July 2024 Custom contested

Will the proposed GNU deliver on the land question?

By Sunday World A significant protest by land rights activists went by without much fanfare in Polokwane on the night of June 18. While the eyes, ears and minds of South Africans were focused on the outcomes of the government of national unity talks, a group of activists staged a peaceful night vigil at the … Continue reading

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Card image 09 July 2024 Custom contested

South Africa’s Unanswered Land Question

By Katlego Ramantsima and Refiloe Joala South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world. To this day, it has shocking levels of poverty and unemployment. This inequality is starkly apparent in the country’s pervasive Apartheid landscape, where overcrowded informal settlements and townships lie next to leafy suburbs and sprawling, almost exclusively … Continue reading

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Card image 19 June 2024 Food for Mzansi

Sihlobo on key priorities for incoming agriculture minister

As South Africa awaits its new agriculture minister, Agbiz chief economist Wandile Sihlobo emphasises the urgent need for land reform.

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Card image 11 March 2024 Daily Maverick

No need for land reform panic — it is inevitable but must be orderly

‘Land expropriation without compensation’ really is a red herring. It has been weaponised to scare South Africans away from each other, rather than bringing us together.

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11 March 2024 IFP

IFP Election manifesto

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14 February 2024 IOL

Declining budgetary allocations for land reform hampers the process – Vumelana

South Africa also needs to explore other affordable and innovative financing mechanisms to address the current challenges faced by land reform beneficiaries, it says.

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Card image 15 February 2024 Mail & Guardian

‘The EFF’s manifesto solves the land crisis’

The Economic Freedom Fighters argues that implemented to its fullest, it’s plan would restructure the entire landscape of the country

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Card image 11 February 2024 PoliticsWeb

2024 manifesto: EFF’s plan of action on land

Fighters to amend constitution to allow for EWC, will fast track redistribution of land

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10 February 2024 IOL

EFF Manifesto: Malema vows to revive section 25 motion on land expropriation in parliament

EFF leader Julius Malema said the ANC had hijacked his party’s motion to amend Section 25 of the Constitution for the expropriation of land without compensation.

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11 February 2024 Daily Maverick

Land, jobs and energy dominate as EFF launches its manifesto ahead of polls

The EFF was the first of the top three political parties to launch its manifesto ahead of the upcoming polls, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban. The party anchored its manifesto on its usual pillars of land redistribution without compensation and job creation, and this time around rolling blackouts were high up on its agenda.

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