A recent episode of Special Assignment tracks developments in two communities whose restitution claims and dreams have been thwarted by government ineptitude.
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Mar 17 2020
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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Nov 11 2019
The two bills default to the colonial and apartheid denial of the property rights of people who have inherited their homes and land over generations.
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Sep 12 2018
The Alliance for Rural Democracy (ARD) convened a gathering of activists across the rural and urban sectors in Cape Town on Sunday and Monday, 9 and 10 September 2018. The workshop was followed by a march to the National Assembly.
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