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Card image 25 April 2024 Daily Maverick

30 years of democracy — Umkhonto weSizwe soldier trades tireless activism for farming

Thirty years into democracy, Daily Maverick spoke to three anti-apartheid activists about how they found their way to the land from Umkhonto weSizwe, the United Democratic Front and the ANC-linked Marxist Worker Tendency. Part One focuses on Errol April.

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Card image 05 April 2024 The Citizen

Bring back the land: Government to spend nearly R15bn on land redistribution and restitution

Responding to parliamentary questions by the EFF’s Mzwanele Manyi, Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza revealed how much will be spent on land issues after May’s national elections.

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Card image 10 March 2024 Daily Maverick

Award-winning Karoo wool farmers win battle to have farms returned after government locked them out

A company formed by the sons of farmworkers who benefited from the land redistribution programme had to go to court to have land returned to them after a government official decided to give two of their farms to other beneficiaries.

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11 March 2024 IOL

Western Cape High Court victory for small-scale farmers in their bid to retain ownership of their farm

Three farmers have been successful in their bid to halt the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DALRRD) from allocating portions of a Beaufort West farm to any other person pending the approval of a 30-year farming lease they are to be granted.

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Card image 11 March 2024 Rhodes University

Navigating South Africa’s land reform with Judge and Visiting Professor Nambitha Dambuza

In a rare spotlight on South Africa's ongoing struggle with land reform, Rhodes University’s Law Faculty, as part of the University’s 120th-anniversary celebrations, hosted a public lecture in collaboration with the Black Lawyers Association student charter.

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Card image 06 March 2024 EWN

Court returns land to Beaufort West land reform beneficiaries

The court has ruled in favour of three farmers who were Beaufort West land reform beneficiaries.

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Card image 02 March 2024 East Coast Radio

ANC says party speeding up land reform process

The ANC says it is speeding up the process of rolling out outstanding land claims in the country.

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Card image 17 February 2024 Food for Mzansi

‘Fix land reform funding and foster partnerships’

Thirty years of democracy in South Africa, but land reform remains elusive for many. Peter Setou, CEO of Vumelana Advisory Fund, sheds light on the challenges impeding progress and calls for urgent…

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Card image 05 February 2024 Food for Mzansi

Land reform resolutions: A year later, is the ANC delivering?

While the ANC’s 55th elective conference outlined transformative resolutions on land reform, the crucial question remains: Are these resolutions translating into tangible actions? A year late…

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Card image 31 January 2024 Food for Mzansi

Land reform in crisis as over 1000 CPAs fail to bear fruit

South Africa’s report on CPAs paints a grim picture. With over 1 000 non-compliant CPAs, infighting, mismanagement and leadership conflicts threaten the potential benefits these associations …

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