Tag: land reform

R462m ‘megafarm’ land reform project in disarray after North West department fails to release funding

By Magnificent Mndebele Bank statements and financial reports obtained by amaBhungane suggest that the four former committee members tapped into the CPA’s resources in problematic ways that went beyond their purview, a view bolstered by allegations of their poor performance.

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Land reform in South Africa: 5 myths about farming debunked

By Johann Kirsten and Wandile Sihlobo South Africa’s land reform policy remains highly contested. But, in our view, a number of persistent myths about farmland statistics and the structure of commercial agriculture skew debates. This makes it difficult to reach some common understanding about the realities of land and agriculture in the country.

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Portfolio committee adopts report on Land Courts Bill

By SAnews.gov.za The Bill will now be sent to the National Assembly for adoption and then referred to the National Council of Provinces.

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RBM cuts production over new wave of protests

By Paddy Harper New protests over the Mbuyazi  traditional leadership dispute and claims of corruption in a R75-million land claim payout have again forced the partial closure of Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), whose mines and smelter are located in the troubled tribal authority.

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Land reform can only happen by targeting private property ownership, says Tembeka Ngcukaitobi

By Zukiswa Pikoli Government should abandon the policy of land restitution because it is not economically or politically feasible, and rather go back to redistribution.

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