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Card image 26 September 2020 IOL

Plans afoot to reform land court

The Department of Justice and Correctional Services is mooting a new law that will result in the reconfiguration of the Land Claims Court.

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Card image 20 April 2020 PoliticsWeb

Farmers should receive essential service permits directly from Dept – Annette Steyn

DA calls for farmers to receive essential service permits directly from Department of Agriculture

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Card image 12 February 2020 Daily Maverick

Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act: When governance paralysis threatens security

As Parliament’s ad hoc committee to amend the Constitution’s Section 25 gears up for public hearings on compensationless expropriation, insecurity hangs over ownership rights in townships and former bantustans. A failure to timeously amend legislation as the Constitutional Court ordered, now needs a last-minute dash to fix the uncertainty. It shows the complexities of land beyond the rhetoric.

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Card image 29 January 2020 Moneyweb

Elderly black women in SA win property rights in landmark ruling

'This will make a difference in terms of women's land and property inheritance,'

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That’s not where the horse is buried’: Kgalema Motlanthe bemoans parliament’s land reform approach

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has accused parliament of failing to give effect to section 25 of the constitution by passing laws to ensure equitable redistribution of land.

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Card image 20 August 2019 Daily Maverick

Cleaning Up: Start with the department of agriculture and land reform

South Africa’s labour laws have been weaponised against people of integrity to facilitate corruption and State Capture.

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Card image 14 August 2019 Creamer's Engineering News

Right choices essential for the future of South African agriculture

The future of the South African agricultural sector is dependent on the country and industry making the right policy and investment choices. So cautioned Bureau for Food and Agricultural Policy (BFAP) Board of Directors member Professor Ferdi Meyer on Wednesday. He was speaking at the launch of the BFAP Agricultural Outlook 2019-2028. "Growth in the future is not that strong," he pointed out. "We [South Africa] alone are a small share of the total [global agricultural] economy. ... Growth is not handed to us."

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Card image 06 August 2019 Daily Maverick

South African democracy under threat

A tangible move has to be made to change the increasingly dangerous conditions which so threaten a constitutional crisis. A good start would be a deliberate and meaningful commitment to the implementation of the Presidential Panel on Land Reform’s recommendations, which may well tilt the balance in favour of the constitutionalists in this country as opposed to the populists and their opportunistic discourse.

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Card image 02 August 2019 BusinessDay

EDITORIAL: Homeland tramples the constitution

ANC’s trade-off with the Zulu monarch keeps it in power in KZN at a huge cost

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Card image 03 August 2019 IOL

Supporting Zulu King with R66m of our taxes is wrong

The sad part is that King Goodwill Zwelithini gets R66m in the first place, while other kings make do with far more humble state stipends, writes Kevin Ritchie.

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KZN government establishes committee to resolve farming tensions https://www.iol.co.za/mercury/news/kzn-government-establishes-committee-to-resolve-farming-tensions-57bb0c25-c46f-4eff-baab-a0e0986848d2

OPINIONISTA: Swedish prize awarded to South Africa’s S’bu Zikode is a milestone for the grassroots movement https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2021-04-13-swedish-prize-awarded-to-south-africas-sbu-zikode-is-a-milestone-for-the-grassroots-movement/

World: New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2021-04-14-new-zealand-introduces-climate-change-law-for-financial-firms-in-world-first/

Covid affects every sector with major implications for land rights, land reform, land administration, inheritance and succession, farm workers, extension, hunger, food security and food systems. We cannot afford to relax

More evidence of why Covid requires a global solution which leaves no-one behind whether they can afford to pay or not https://apnews.com/article/india-coronavirus-surge-vaccine-supply-55b7313c688b9a4c05a68a9c13e499da

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