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Land reform: speak up now!

Two important pieces of draft legislation that will shape the way that land reform in South Africa will be implemented were published recently, and are currently open for public comment.

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ANC to provide land to those who work it and need it, says Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the ANC is gunning for expropriation without compensation because it wants to provide land to those who work it and need it, including young people and women.

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Cyril Ramaphosa signals support for ANC moving ‘much faster on land reform process’

President Cyril Ramaphosa kicked off Wednesday's commemoration of the ANC’s 108th birthday by paying tribute to the first secretary-general of the organisation, Sol Plaatje

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Land allocation: Cooling off plan for public officials

THE Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Department wants politicians holding public office and civil servants ...

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Minister praises work of presidential land reform panel

Land Affairs Minister Thoko Didiza said the work done by the presidential panel on land reform was helpful to the government ...

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South African cabinet rejects farm-size limits in land reforms

South Africa’s cabinet rejected proposals to limit the size of farms and to establish a dedicated fund in the nation’s land-reform process.

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Land reform fund idea rejected

Cabinet has rejected a recommendation by the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture for the creation of a Land Reform Fund.

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SA may revisit land and agrarian policy due to climate change

The challenges of climate change "may merit the development of a new agrarian reform vision" for South Africa, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza has said.

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Card image 20 December 2019 Creamer Media's Engineering News

SA may revisit land and agrarian policy due to climate change

he challenges of climate change "may merit the development of a new agrarian reform vision" for South Africa, Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza said on Thursday. She was elaborating on why the Cabinet had rejected some of the presidential panel on land reform's recommendations.

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Card image 20 December 2019 SowetanLive

IN QUOTES | Thoko Didiza speaks land reform, Ingonyama Trust and panel recommendations

Thoko Didiza briefed media on land reform and policies that have been adopted or rejected by government.

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