Tag: Land Affairs

Government cocks a snook at the courts over labour tenants

South Africans disagree sharply about who should own the land. They disagree too about who should be the country‚Äôs future farmers and food providers. But few South Africans would disagree that our future as a peaceful, if not prosperous, country depends on respect for the judiciary and the Courts. And yet the sorry case of …

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A struggle in vain: a labour tenant’s story

His name means Struggle, and despite turning 101 in January, Zabalaza Mshengu is still struggling to get government to process his legal claim to the land where he hopes to live out the time he has left. From his derelict home on a commercial farm near Ashburton KwaZulu Natal, Mshengu points across the N3, shaking …

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