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Tenure reform


Card image 19 December 2019 BusinessDay

David-and-Goliath battle looms over land rights

Consult or consent? A new law could allow government and traditional authorities to hand over mining and other development rights without the approval of the communities that inhabit the land

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Card image 06 December 2019 Business Insider SA

The stop-gap law on land rights in former homelands was due to expire in 1997. It was just renewed again.

Parliament thought it would take a year to come up with a longer-term solution to people who don't have title deeds or other formal property protection. That was more than two decades ago.

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19 September 2019 Institute of Race Relations

Reading the Promised Land: An Alternative to the Report of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture

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Card image 18 July 2019 Daily Maverick

Tenuous tenure: Deputy minister aims to give farmworkers more muscle

The laws regarding farmworkers and dweller evictions will be amended, according to the deputy minister of agriculture, land reform and rural development, Mcebisi Skwatsha. The move has been tentatively welcomed by activists, who say the outcome must be tenure protection, especially for female farmworkers and dwellers.

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Card image 01 May 2019 VKB Food for mzansi

Celebrating our agri-workers – with some ways to go…

Every day for most people a short prayer of gratitude at mealtimes is a way to give thanks for the food they eat. But how often do we actually think about the agri-workers who are instrumental in getting that food to our plates. Statistics South Africa reported in December 2018 that we have 849...

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Card image 08 April 2019 Kathorus Mail

Eviction stare the people of Thulasizwe in the eye

The residents said they have an affinity with the land where they live as their ancestors were buried in the area.

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Card image 23 March 2019 The Citizen

Ramaphosa dishes out title deeds to Griqua descendants, saying apartheid ‘degraded their dignity’

The president says the title deeds are meant to help 'undo the bitter legacy of the apartheid and colonial past'.

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Card image 22 March 2019 African Daily Voice

South Africa’s Beeswater community benefits from Land Reform Programme

African Daily Voice (ADV) - Agence de presse panafricaine - وكالة انباء عموم افريقيا - Panafrican news agency

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Card image 23 March 2019 News 24

Ramaphosa hands out title deeds to Griqua descendants

President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised farm workers in Ebenhaeser, Western Cape, that government has committed to accelerating the process of land reform.

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Card image 13 March 2019 News 24

Equal rights for all

HUMAN Rights Day is celebrated annually on March 21 to commemorate those who lost their lives while standing against discrimination.

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