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Card image 09 September 2022 BizNews

Land reform still divides the nation

The land reform debate in South Africa has always been not only controversial but also contentious. The FW de Klerk Foundation weighs in.

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15 August 2022 IOL

Why the dream for the return of the land has yet to be realised – Ngcukaitobi

Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi said more than 27 years after the creation of the new dispensation in South Africa, the dream for the return of the land has yet to be realised. Instead, it has become a shattered dream.

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Card image 16 May 2022 The Conversation

Land reform in South Africa: what the real debate should be about

Land reform had not been held back by the constitution but by capacity constraints and a lack of political will.

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Card image 15 May 2022 Sunday Independent

R17.3bn agriculture, land reform budget must also benefit people in rural areas

Monday, May 16, 2022

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Card image 23 January 2022 Moneyweb

South African farming: new policy offers promise

But there’s fixing to be done too.

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Card image 13 January 2022 BusinessTech

Property law changes planned for 2022

The issue of land and property is expected to dominate South African conversation again in 2022 as the ruling African National Congress moves forward with its plans for land expropriation without compensation.

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Card image 06 January 2022 Daily Maverick

The quest for land is a struggle for the soul of South Africa

Land restitution is a national imperative that must be pursued until justice is served. Those who believe in fighting for the soul of their motherland must stand up to the unholy coalition of the right-wing and self-proclaimed left-wing forces who ganged up against the constitutional amendment which sought to return the land to its rightful African owners.

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Card image 08 January 2022 Mail & Guardian

The ANC’s inertia on land could be the betrayal of its founding principles

The party’s founders focused it’s mission on the problem of the day – land – which remains a central issue. Yet, since 1994, the ANC has been hesitant and timid in resolving the land question.

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Card image 24 November 2021 Business Day

New agriculture DG must ensure department’s plans reach fruition

It is crucial that initiatives with the private sector and other industry organisations are implemented as soon as possible

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Card image 14 October 2021 Food for Mzansi

Didiza: Masterplan must not end up in libraries

It is imperative that the national Agriculture and Agro-Processing Master Plan provide targeted support to farmers of all types and sizes in South Africa. It should also ensure that poorly developed agricultural areas become attractive to public and private investors.

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#Expropriation #compensation
AgriSA: The Expropriation Bill’s provision for nil compensation will result in a future of policy uncertainty for the agricultural sector. https://www.cbn.co.za/industry-news/agriculture/parliament-must-reject-the-expropriation-bill-in-its-current-form-to-prevent-catastrophic-consequences-for-the-agricultural-sector-and-economy/ via @BusinessNewsCT

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KZN acting judge and former head of agriculture arrested for corruption https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2022-09-20-kzn-acting-judge-and-former-head-of-agriculture-arrested-for-corruption/ via @TimesLIVE

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