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Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in Mpumalanga
Expropriation Bill hearings kick off in MpumalangaArticle

The Portfolio Committee on Public Works and Infrastructure will on Thursday start a four-day public consultation programme in Mpumalanga to gather public input on the Expropriation Bill...

14 Apr 2021

Expropriation debate must not sap energy from agricultural master plan
Expropriation debate must not sap energy from agricultural master planArticle

"The debate over amending section 25 has gone beyond the realm of agriculture as various other stakeholders have engaged with parliament."

Wandile Sihlobo 9 Apr 2021

Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...
Expropriation Bill: What you need to know...Article

In 2019, the Parliamentary Advisory Panel on Land Reform advised that the Expropriation Act of 1975 was unconstitutional and in conflict with section 25 of the Constitution...

Bulelwa Mabasa and Thomas Karberg 31 Mar 2021

Government needs to remove restrictive regulations to allow the agricultural sector to grow
Government needs to remove restrictive regulations to allow the agricultural sector to growArticle

South Africa's economic recovery relies to a large extent on creating a more enabling business environment and putting the right structural economic reforms in place.

Ian van Niekerk 16 Mar 2021

Land Court Bill aims to improve claims process
Land Court Bill aims to improve claims processArticle

Justice and correctional services minister Ronald Lamola says the Land Court Bill will ensure stronger judicial oversight over claims...

1 Mar 2021

Mixed responses from agri industry following Sona
Mixed responses from agri industry following SonaArticle

For the agricultural industry, there were mixed responses to the State of the Nation Address (Sona). Organised agriculture responded with both positive and negative remarks following the speech on 11 February. Many organisations lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa for highlighting the importance of agriculture in driving economic growth and job creation.

Ursula Human 19 Feb 2021

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

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

Peter Setou 28 Jan 2021

Industry experts explore land reform perspectives
Industry experts explore land reform perspectivesArticle

In light of the ongoing debate around land reform, and with this week's anticipated submission of the Parliamentary Review Committee's report on findings from the public hearings relating to the amendment of section 25, the Vumelana Advisory Fund hosted industry experts for a discussion on current issues impacting land reform...

25 Nov 2020

Expropriation Bill will create a clear framework, says Didiza
Expropriation Bill will create a clear framework, says DidizaArticle

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Minister Thoko Didiza says she is pleased the Expropriation Bill has been tabled in Parliament...

11 Nov 2020

Expropriation Bill submitted to Parliament
Expropriation Bill submitted to ParliamentArticle

The Expropriation Bill 2020 has been submitted to Parliament for introduction...

12 Oct 2020

#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than words
#Sona20: We're talking in the right direction, but actions speak louder than wordsArticle

While it is hardly news that what is desperately needed in South Africa is economic growth and a dramatic increase in the employment rate, it was nevertheless reassuring...

Carl Coetzee 14 Feb 2020

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Government to regulate commercial use of hemp productsArticle

Government will this year open up and regulate the commercial use of hemp products, providing opportunities for small-scale farmers, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday.

14 Feb 2020

Agbiz responds to the 2020 State of the Nation Address
Agbiz responds to the 2020 State of the Nation AddressArticle

"A key challenge identified by the President, and one of great concern to the agribusiness environment, is the deteriorating capability of the state, including state-owned enterprises (SOEs), to deliver basic services."

14 Feb 2020

Constitution Amendment Bill submissions extended
Constitution Amendment Bill submissions extendedArticle

The Ad Hoc Committee to Initiate and Introduce Legislation Amending Section 25 of the Constitution has extended the deadline for written submissions on the Draft Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill...

31 Jan 2020

60 recommendations on land reform recommended
60 recommendations on land reform recommendedArticle

Cabinet has since endorsed 60 of the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture...

18 Dec 2019

Cabinet approves a raft of bills for public comment
Cabinet approves a raft of bills for public commentArticle

Cabinet has approved the publication of the Municipal Fiscal Powers and Functions Amendment Bill for public comment, says Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu...

18 Dec 2019

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6 Dec 2019

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Land reform report big on historical context, sketchy on the futureArticle

Professor Nhlanhla Cyril Mbatha, a professor at the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership, discusses the findings and flaws of the Presidential Advisory Panel's report on South Africa's land reform and agriculture...

Professor Nhlanhla Cyril Mbatha 15 Aug 2019

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Soon-to-be tabled expropriation bill to ease housing backlog pressuresArticle

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the soon-to-be introduced expropriation legislation will go a long way in easing the pressures of the housing backlog by availing more land for development...

10 Jul 2019

Real estate experts weigh in on the elections
Real estate experts weigh in on the electionsArticle

Now that the elections are over, real estate practitioners have dusted off their crystal balls and give us their opinion on the future of the property market...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 17 May 2019

Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilience
Cape Town's southern residential property market shows resilienceArticle

While 2018 was another subdued year for the Cape Town real estate market, it was not all doom and gloom...

28 Jan 2019

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

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

Peter Setou 20 Dec 2018

Parliament sets up ad hoc committee to draft land expropriation bill
Parliament sets up ad hoc committee to draft land expropriation billArticle

The National Assembly has decided to adopt a proposal that will see Parliament setting up an ad hoc committee to lead a process of drafting a bill that will allow for Section 25 of the Constitution to be amended...

7 Dec 2018

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rights
Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken, South African property rightsArticle

The South African government's plan to change the constitution to mention land expropriation without compensation could, ironically, end up strengthening the property rights on which investment depends...

Steven Friedman 6 Aug 2018

Do residential homeowners need to be concerned about land expropriation?
Do residential homeowners need to be concerned about land expropriation?Article

Some South Africans are concerned that expropriation without compensation is a threat to residential property, but are these concerns valid?...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Feb 2018

Land reform remains a divisive subject 23 years after democracy in South Africa. Filckr
A 10-point plan to accelerate orderly land reform in South AfricaArticle

A more than 365-year history of colonialism and apartheid have indelibly affected land, heritage and human rights in South Africa...

Professor Quinton Johnson 26 Jul 2017

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The Expropriation Bill - not the draconian law property owners and investors may thinkArticle

We have recently heard a lot of populist rhetoric centred on the need for more aggressive expropriation policies and "expropriation without compensation"...

Michael Evans 11 Apr 2017

Unpacking new property legislation
Unpacking new property legislationArticle

There are a few significant changes on the cards for the South African property sector in 2017...

16 Mar 2017

SONA address raises uncertainty about agricultural policies
SONA address raises uncertainty about agricultural policiesArticle

Prior to the SONA, Agri SA, like many other stakeholders, has stressed the need for policy certainty. Admittedly a tough ask but of paramount importance...

13 Feb 2017

SA agribusiness: looking ahead to 2017
SA agribusiness: looking ahead to 2017Article

As predicted, 2016 has been an extremely challenging and tumultuous year for the agribusiness environment and farmers alike...

28 Nov 2016

President processing matters around Expropriation Bill
President processing matters around Expropriation BillArticle

President Jacob Zuma's office says he has received the Expropriation Bill of 2015 from the National Assembly for assent and signing into law...

10 Jun 2016

President processing matters around Expropriation Bill
President processing matters around Expropriation BillArticle

President Jacob Zuma's office says he has received the Expropriation Bill of 2015 from the National Assembly for assent and signing into law. The high office on Wednesday said it has received objections...

9 Jun 2016

Reaction to approval of Expropriation Bill
Reaction to approval of Expropriation BillArticle

The Select Committee on Economic- and Business Development approved the Expropriation Bill with only two change made and these were semantic in nature...

16 May 2016

#CommerceMonth: No major alarm bells in the property market yet
#CommerceMonth: No major alarm bells in the property market yetArticle

We interviewed Simon Bray, CEO of Private Property, to find out how the property sector is evolving, what some of the challenges are, and how the company is staying on top of trends...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2016

Growth at risk as factories stuck in rut
Growth at risk as factories stuck in rutArticle

SA's manufacturing sector is stuck in a quagmire and will drag economic growth even lower...

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 2 Feb 2016

Expropriation Bill communists' blow against property rights
Expropriation Bill communists' blow against property rightsArticle

Much of organised business and agriculture seem to have been too easily satisfied by the government's redrafted Expropriation Bill...

John Kane-Berman 19 May 2015

Businesses pessimistic about 12-month economic outlook
Businesses pessimistic about 12-month economic outlookArticle

South African businesses are now more pessimistic about the economy over the next 12 months than they were last year and in 2013, a Grant Thornton survey revealed on Wednesday, 6 May...

7 May 2015

Commercial farmers should expedite land reform - ANC
Commercial farmers should expedite land reform - ANCArticle

Commercial farmers must take charge of advancing the transformation project in the agriculture sector because "change that is imposed is more painful," says African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Gwede Mantashe.

Setumo Stone 19 Aug 2014

Jackwell Feris
Investor protection: Security of tenure of mining rights in SAArticle

The South African mining industry has, over the past few months, received a significant amount of bad publicity, inter alia, on the nationalisation of mineral resources, socio-economic concerns and the dangerous labour unrest, which all seems to have added to the fact that South Africa's ranking as an attractive mining investment destination has dropped even further according to the latest report released by the Canada-based Fraser Institute.

Jackwell Feris 18 Jun 2013

State would need to prove public use, interest in expropriation
State would need to prove public use, interest in expropriationArticle

Government departments and municipalities wishing to expropriate property under a new Expropriation Bill will have to conduct a thorough investigation to prove that any expropriation will be done so in the interest of the public, or that property will be put to public use, the Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin says.

18 Apr 2013

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