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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 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

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

The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendment
The politics behind South Africa's property clause amendmentArticle

It is hard to comment on a draft constitutional amendment that is apparently not in its final form...

Theunis Roux 18 Feb 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

Land expropriation update
Land expropriation updateArticle

Homeowner concerns around land expropriation and what this could mean for you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 26 Nov 2019

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Ramaphosa's critical choices to get South Africa back on trackArticle

South Africa's economy is in dire straits. Unemployment has reached a 15-year high of 27.6%. And in the first quarter of this year GDP growth dropped by 3.2%. That's the biggest quarterly drop in a decade...

Sean Gossel 14 Jun 2019

Several bills get green light from National Assembly
Several bills get green light from National AssemblyArticle

As the fifth Parliament concludes its work in the next few weeks, it is pushing ahead by passing essential laws which are in line with the Constitution's values...

20 Mar 2019

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Advisory panel on land reform makes progressArticle

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

Dr Binganidzo Muchara
Will the Budget Speech keep the promises of Sona?Article

President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (Sona) theme was "Following up on our commitments. Making your Future Work Better."...

Binganidzo Muchara 11 Feb 2019

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Government identifies land for redistributionArticle

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

#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

National Assembly gives land expropriation report green light
National Assembly gives land expropriation report green lightArticle

After a debate that lasted for over 70 minutes, a majority of the Members of Parliament in the National Assembly have voted in favour of the adoption of a report of the Constitutional Review Committee on the review of Section 25 of the Constitution...

5 Dec 2018

Ian Matthews, head of business development & special projects, Bravura
Thuma mina. How Ramaphosa must sweeten the pot for the private sectorArticle

In his quest to stimulate the country's economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa has been actively courting the private sector to enter into meaningful partnerships with government by establishing an infrastructure fund...

28 Nov 2018

Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reform
Why giving South Africans title deeds isn't the panacea for land reformArticle

The land reform debate in South Africa has become increasingly polarised...

Simon Hull 14 Nov 2018

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SA, Namibia share notes on land reformArticle

South Africa and neighbouring Namibia met on Monday, 22 October, to share notes, best practice and common interest in rural development and land reform...

23 Oct 2018

Japan a strategic investor for SA
Japan a strategic investor for SAArticle

Japan remains an important long-term investor in South Africa's economy, says the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Bulelani Magwanishe...

9 Oct 2018

How to make selling your property less stressful
How to make selling your property less stressfulArticle

While property remains a good investment, there are various reasons why someone would need to sell their property. Selling can be stressful, but having access to finance before the transfer of a property has been finalised can make the transaction a lot easier...

Issued by Prevance 1 Oct 2018

Agribusiness Confidence Index declines in third quarter
Agribusiness Confidence Index declines in third quarterArticle

The survey was conducted in August 2018 and comprised agribusinesses operating in all agricultural subsectors across South Africa...

10 Sep 2018

DAFF celebrates women in agriculture, awards top female farmers
DAFF celebrates women in agriculture, awards top female farmersArticle

In honour of women in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), in celebration of Women's Month, announced the top female farmers during a ceremony held in the Eastern Cape.

28 Aug 2018

Government meets on land reform
Government meets on land reformArticle

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on Land Reform on Friday resolved that the approach to land reform must be based on three elements namely, increased security of tenure, land restitution and land redistribution...

6 Aug 2018

Are land reform and expropriation fears justified?
Are land reform and expropriation fears justified?Article

Much of the insecurity and fear over land reform and expropriation is based on misinterpretation and a serious lack of reliable data...

18 Jul 2018

Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendment
Traditional land not affected by Section 25 amendmentArticle

A meeting of a Ministerial Task Team and National House of Traditional Leaders has resolved that the traditional land would not be affected by the proposed amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution...

9 Jul 2018

Agricultural census to kick off soon
Agricultural census to kick off soonArticle

The census of agriculture provides data on the size, maturity and structure of the agriculture industry...

Elmarie Helberg 5 Jul 2018

Current land reform challenges need to be fixed before moving forward
Current land reform challenges need to be fixed before moving forwardArticle

Constitutional changes will not address the current issues impeding the success of land reform. What the country needs for successful land reform is a diverse and flexible set of instruments to enable its acceleration...

28 May 2018

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Deadline for submissions on land expropriation without compensation extendedArticle

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has extended the deadline for written submissions on land expropriation without compensation to 15 June 2018...

14 May 2018

#LandExpropriation: Vumelana calls for CPI participation in property clause review
#LandExpropriation: Vumelana calls for CPI participation in property clause reviewArticle

The public hearing process on the expropriation of land without compensation is scheduled to begin on 8 May...

20 Apr 2018

No need to panic over land expropriation without compensation
No need to panic over land expropriation without compensationArticle

Land expropriation has been the cause of much confusion and panic in the market, with many choosing to sensationalise the issue instead of looking at it objectively...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 19 Apr 2018

Call for submissions on land expropriation without compensation
Call for submissions on land expropriation without compensationArticle

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee, set up to review Section 25 of the Constitution to make it possible for the state to expropriate land without compensation, has called for written public submissions...

16 Apr 2018

Climate change a top concern for agribusinesses
Climate change a top concern for agribusinessesArticle

The Allianz Risk Barometer 2018 reveals that climate change or increasing volatility of weather is a top concern for agribusinesses. Farming is a high-risk industry faced with uncontrollable threats like hailstorms, floods, disease outbreaks and drought...

20 Mar 2018

Land expropriation without compensation cannot be justifiable: A series of challenges
Land expropriation without compensation cannot be justifiable: A series of challengesArticle

Based on his research studies, Professor Cyril Mbatha of the Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership weighs in on the land reform debate...

Professor Cyril Mbatha 1 Mar 2018

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'Land reform legitimate but not expropriation'Article

Expropriation without compensation would erode property rights and would mean that land could no longer serve as collateral for loans. There is also the danger of international disinvestment and the risk of losing benefits from initiatives such as AGOA...

Linda Ensor 28 Feb 2018

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National Assembly adopts motion on land expropriation without compensationArticle

The National Assembly set in motion a process to amend the Constitution so as to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation...

28 Feb 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

#SONA2018: Ramaphosa's roadmap
#SONA2018: Ramaphosa's roadmapArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping to fix our economy, but it won't be easy...

Dhanyal Davidson 19 Feb 2018

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Photo: Sandton Chronicle
#BizFinFocus: Wishlist for #SONA2018Article

South Africans wait with bated breath to hear what President Cyril Ramaphosa has to say in his maiden State of the Nation Address (Sona) tonight...

16 Feb 2018

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On land expropriation without compensation: Be aware of the risksArticle

NERPO has, according to reports, come out in favour of expropriation of farmland without compensation. We expect that there are other groups that will do the same over the coming weeks. However...

Kerwin Lebone 19 Jan 2018

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

Why Zimbabwe has failed to sate the yearning for land and to fix rural hunger
Why Zimbabwe has failed to sate the yearning for land and to fix rural hungerArticle

Almost 40 years after its independence, land reform remains at the heart of Zimbabwe's political and economic challenges...

Beverly L. Peters 13 Dec 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

Private sector projects won't be compelled to join SIPs
Private sector projects won't be compelled to join SIPsArticle

Government will have to seek the consent of owners of private infrastructure projects before these can be incorporated in the State's Strategic Infrastructure Projects (SIPs), the Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel said today.

29 Jan 2014

Land expropriation without compensation not govt policyArticle

The expropriation of land without compensation is not a policy of government, says Gauteng MEC for Rural Development and Land Reform, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza.

Nthambeleni Gabara 26 Jul 2013

New land reform blackmail: unionArticle

President Jacob Zuma's land reform plan amounted to blackmail, trade union Solidarity said on Wednesday.

26 Oct 2012

Gigaba: Please don't tell us how to spend our money
Gigaba: Please don't tell us how to spend our moneyArticle

If some person, not a 'friend' or 'someone special', started telling me how to spend my money I'd probably tell them to get stuffed and to use goose down for the stuffing.

Paddy Hartdegen 16 Apr 2012

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