Media Release: The Baloyi Commission Report, Sedibelo and Siyanda

The Baloyi Commission’s report about the Bakgatla BaKgafela chieftaincy and financial corruption will be released by the Northwest Premier at 2 pm today, Monday 26 August 2019. LAMOSA was an active participant in the proceedings of the commission of inquiry over two years since 2016.

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Dispossession without compensation the legacy for poor rural communities

While the nation debates the amendment of the Constitution to provide explicitly for expropriation without compensation, the Constitutional Court is preparing to rule on the rights of poor black communities in mineral-rich former homelands who are routinely dispossessed without consultation, compensation or even formal expropriation.

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Constitutional Court Hears an Application to Challenge the 2014 Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act

Yesterday morning the Constitutional Court heard an application challenging the constitutionality of the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act 15 of 2014 (Amendment Act) which amended the Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 (Restitution Act). The applicants are the Land Access Movement of South Africa (LAMOSA), Association for Rural Advancement (AFRA) and Nkuzi Development …

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