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Minister promises to finalise District Six restitution plan in August

The minister of rural development and land reform has promised, once again, to deliver a finalised District Six redevelopment plan in three months...

By Kristine Liao 20 May 2019

Elections will come and go, but challenges in land reform will not

While land reform features prominently in manifestos of several political parties, not much detail is being provided on how individual parties plan to improve land reform and deal with the current challenges...

By Peter Setou 7 May 2019

Land reform panel finalising its report

The Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform is currently finalising its report for consideration by the Inter-Ministerial Committee and the Presidency...

24 Apr 2019

Giba Communal Property Association signs partnership agreement with private investor

Facilitated through Vumelana Advisory Funds' community-private partnership model, the Giba Communal Property Association (CPA) has signed off 127 hectares for two lease agreements with private investor W van R Schmidt...

4 Apr 2019

#OrchidsandOnions: Take a bow, McDonald's

And the Onion goes to... Chicken Licken, for its bullying tactics towards a vegan eatery...

By Brendan Seery 19 Mar 2019

Parly adopts report on land expropriation

The Ad Hoc Committee - set up to amend Section 25 of the Constitution - has adopted a report on its work into a possible amendment to the Constitution in order for the State to expropriate land without compensation, in the public interest...

14 Mar 2019

District Six claimaints frustrated after state fails to deliver plan

District Six claimants met on Sunday, 10 March, after the Department of Rural Affairs and Community Development failed to release a much-anticipated "holistic plan" for the restitution of the neighbourhood to its former owners...

By Sebastian Moronell 12 Mar 2019

#BudgetSpeech2019: John Deere welcomes R3.7bn budget support for emerging SA farmers

John Deere has welcomed the R3.7bn to assist emerging black farmers in acquiring land and title deeds, which it believes will complement the proposed blended finance model and assist in building a more inclusive agricultural sector...

27 Feb 2019

Advisory panel on land reform makes progress

The ten-member expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform has its hands full with a looming deadline to submit a policy perspective to the Presidency that will drive land reform in the country...

25 Feb 2019

Government identifies land for redistribution

As part of accelerating land reform, government has identified land parcels owned by the state for redistribution, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday, 7 February...

11 Feb 2019

Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019

A successful property market relies heavily on a strengthened economy for investment. Investors need to believe that their money will be secure and protected...

By John Jack 7 Feb 2019

Agri EC president urges Eastern Cape farmers to remain resilient

Agri Eastern Cape president Doug Stern has called on the province's farmers to stay on their land despite facing the triple financial threat of unrelenting drought, raging veld fires and land expropriation without compensation...

30 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Outlook for the 2019 property market

There are many people stating that the worst is over and that things will start improving soon...

By Paul Stevens 9 Jan 2019

#BizTrends 2019: Land reform - the year that was, as we look ahead to 2019

Throughout 2018, the conversation on land reform became a national talking point, even making it to Google's most popular word of the year...

By Peter Setou 7 Jan 2019

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