Tag: land restitution

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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Land reform and restitution amidst Covid-19 (Podcast)

On 6 May 2020, LARC Director, Nolundi Luwaya, had a conversation with Tumisang Ndlovu from Power FM about land reform and restitution amidst COVID 19.

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Land restitution: Falling back on old elites and entrenching corruption

The grindingly slow pace of land reform is feeding one of the fires gathering intensity in our social fabric. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni acknowledged the lag in his 2020 Budget speech, promising an additional R500-million to settle outstanding claims.

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The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act has lapsed in Parliament – what this means for Makhasaneni and other communities

Late last year the Ingonyama Trust intervened in a land restitution claim in Melmoth KwaZulu-Natal.  It argued that the land about to be restored to various community groups who had waited over 20 years, should not belong to them.  It should instead be transferred to the Ingonyama Trust, because the communities are subjects of King …

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Hope for battle-weary mining community

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has done little to find out what has happened to mining funds. Rural groups across the country face huge legal and logistical obstacles when they try to hold traditional leaders and the government to account for mining deals on their land.

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