Land Expropriation

ANC slams opposition EFF for disrupting land expropriation hearing

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has slammed the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters for disrupting a hearing on land expropriation in Limpopo province. Parliament has been carrying out hearings on the government’s plans to change the Constitution and allow for land to be confiscated without compensation, a move it says[…]

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Land expropriation will ‘advance economic development, increase food security’: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the ANC would propose an amendment of the Constitution to Parliament, outlining conditions for expropriation of land without compensation. His late-night announcement came following the political party’s two-day national executive committee lekgotla, which discussed progress government had made over the space of a year in[…]

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Professor Lumumba delivers Nelson Mandela memorial lecture

Kenyan intellectual Professor Patrick Lumumba said on Tuesday that without land there would be no peace in Africa. Lumumba was delivering the Nelson Mandela Memorial lecture at Walter Sisulu University Mthatha campus. “Nelson Mandela would have reminded us that the last colonial question is land. If you don’t tackle the[…]

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Land expropriation hearings best way to honour Madiba: EFF

The EFF says the current public hearings on land expropriation without compensation is one of the best ways to honour former President Nelson Mandela as he would have turned 100 years old on Wednesday. The EFF reflected on Madiba’s legacy and the centenary celebrations. EFF Spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says the[…]

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Spike in land invasions worry DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature has raised concern over the increase in the number of land invasions in the province. In its quarterly report, the party says 176 incidents of land grabs were recorded in the Cape Metro since the beginning of the year, and[…]

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