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Cabinet approves four bills

Cabinet has approved the Land Court Bill and the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Amendment Bill of 2021, among others...

26 Feb 2021

Vumelana Advisory Fund welcomes R9.3bn allocation to land restitution claims

The Vumelana Advisory Fund has welcomed the R9.3bn allocated over the next three years to finalise 1,409 land restitution claims...

26 Feb 2021

Khayelitsha home owners access title deeds for the first time

Operating since 2018, a free advice centre is helping to facilitate formal residential property transactions in Cape Town's largest township, Khayelitsha...

Issued by Abrahams & Gross 3 Feb 2021

Reflecting on land reform: Milestones achieved and the work that lies ahead

2020 marked exactly 368 years since the displacement of indigenous people from their land following the colonisation of the country...

By Peter Setou 28 Jan 2021

Land reform: Importance of exploring, understanding various models to fast-track pace in 2021

The Vumelana Advisory Fund believes the various models on how land reform can be administered should be explored and adapted to the programme as SA plans to fast-track its pace...

14 Jan 2021

Now is the time to relook approaches to addressing the land issue

As the year draws to a close, it is worthwhile to reflect on one of the biggest highlights of 2020 in land reform.

21 Dec 2020

Court judgment provides clarity on land claim evaluation process

In a Land Claims Court judgment on 19 October 2020, Judge Spilg established a precedent for evaluating land claims that places the onus on the Land Claims Commission to ensure that the land intended to be described on the land claim form, and not what was written, is the claim that is investigated...

By Samantha Robb 17 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Property

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Property & Real Estate site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court...

By James Stent 4 Dec 2020

Cabinet approves Land Donations Policy for implementation

Cabinet has approved the Land Donations Policy, which aims to accelerate land donations as one of the ways to respond to the slow pace of land reform...

4 Dec 2020

Shoots of realism emerging for land reform

It may be a bit of a cliché, but if there is a silver lining to be found in the post-Covid economic situation it is the following; policymakers and the industry must put aside ideological differences and adopt a more practical approach to land reform, agricultural development and other economic policies...

By Theo Boshoff 4 Dec 2020

Land tenure rights bill moves to NCOP

The National Assembly has passed the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment (Ultra) Bill...

2 Dec 2020

Mabuza calls for patience in land reform process

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on rural communities and emerging farmers to exercise restraint and not occupy land that has been advertised for land reform purposes.

27 Nov 2020

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