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Land policy

Card image 23 March 2023 BizCommunity

Common measuring instruments needed to assess the success of land reform in SA

Using the same measuring tools will make land classification and registration easier for the government, the private sector, and academia, among others...

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Card image 20 March 2023 FoodforMzansi

Human and land rights should not be divorced

As we mark Human Rights Day, Peter Setou, chief executive of the Vumelana Advisory Fund, draws a line between human and land rights. As poverty levels rise, he urges all stakeholders in the land re…

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Card image 16 January 2023 The Conversation

Land is a heated issue in South Africa – the print media are presenting only one side of the story

Skewed reportage on the land debate contributes to entrenching the injustices of colonialism and apartheid.

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Card image 20 December 2022 Mail & Guardian

‘My Land Obsession’ is a call for social justice

Bulelwa Mabasa tells the story of how her love for land reform and justice is tied to her family and upbringing

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Card image 19 December 2022 BusinessDay

Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC speech misses crucial issue in land reform

Ramaphosa did not mention tenure security, yet for most of his first five years in office, it was the heartland of disputes between traditional authorities, communities and the state

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Card image 07 December 2022 Daily Maverick

Rise Mzansi – amid political turmoil a new movement is being born

Without fanfare or making exaggerated promises it can’t guarantee, Rise Mzansi, a new political movement, is taking shape after months of conversations between activists led by the Rivonia Circle.

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Card image 26 November 2022 Times Live

Land reform in South Africa: 5 myths about farming debunked

South Africa’s land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates.

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Card image 17 October 2022 The conversation

Land reform in South Africa is failing. Ignoring the realities of rural life plays a part

South Africa’s land reform programme is designed for a socio-economic context that doesn’t exist.

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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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