By Aninka Claassens Vulnerable rural people in South Africa are being systematically dispossessed of their precariously held property rights. The past decade has seen a colossal battle between the courts and government over land reform and the property rights of the 18 million South Africans living in their former homeland areas.
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Nov 05 2018
The Constitutional Court ruled unanimously last week that mining and the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) cannot trump the constitutional rights of the 17-million South Africans living in former homeland areas.
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