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Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad times
Good financial decisions will ensure SA agriculture survival when the bad timesArticle

South Africa's agricultural sector was one of the only shining stars in the economy in 2020, escaping the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic relatively unscathed...

19 Apr 2021

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

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

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South Africa's food security conditionsArticle

Increased unemployment, increased crime and land reform discussions among other critical factors, must be closely monitored to maintain South Africa's food security...

Wandile Sihlobo 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

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Ratings agencies not convinced about SA's economic recovery plan - expect further downgradesArticle

The recent credit ratings downgrades by Moody's Investor Services and Fitch Ratings - which gives South Africa its lowest credit rating since 1994...

Paul Marais 27 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

M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1
M&A in Africa: Bleak skies overhead, but the future looks brighter - Part 1Article

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have decreased across Africa in the first half of 2020 in terms of both volume and value, with some exceptions. Going forward, dark clouds remain over the M&A market in Africa in the short-term, but recent developments brighten the continent's prospects for medium-term recovery...

17 Jul 2020

Business needs to step up - urgently
Business needs to step up - urgentlyArticle

Addressing South Africa's socio-economic failings - inadequate growth, unemployment, poverty and so on - has been the central preoccupation of government since 1994...

Terence Corrigan 10 Jul 2020

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Land reform in South Africa is both a human rights issue and a constitutional imperativeArticle

This month, as South Africans celebrate the country's progressive Constitution which re-affirms fundamental rights and freedoms in its Bill of Rights and reflects on past injustices under the apartheid system, there are rising calls for the government to revisit and address the land reform issue...

Peter Setou 23 Mar 2020

Budget 2020: Stalling property market needs economic relief
Budget 2020: Stalling property market needs economic reliefArticle

The stalling property market is in dire need of economic relief. The 2016-2018 transfer duty and capital gains tax (CGT) hikes were never going to result in higher government revenue...

Samuel Seeff 24 Feb 2020

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

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

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Deadline to comment on land reform approachesArticle

Interested parties have until Friday to comment on legislation amending Section 25 of the Constitution...

29 Jan 2020

Property is still a sound investment in SA, provided you take the right approach
Property is still a sound investment in SA, provided you take the right approachArticle

Property has traditionally been one of the safest forms of investment, offering stable long-term returns. But with South African residential property prices in decline, a sluggish economy, and fears around expropriation without compensation, it may not feel as sound as it once did...

Hugo Venter 23 Jan 2020

Land Bank implosion, Moody's downgrade sparks setback for SA agriculture
Land Bank implosion, Moody's downgrade sparks setback for SA agricultureArticle

Agri SA questions the state of corporate governance at the Land Bank...

22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertainty
#BizTrends2020: Main threat to SA businesses in 2020 is uncertaintyArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not loadshedding itself that is currently the biggest threat to the economy...

Karen Petersen 17 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: How to succeed in agriculture in 2020Article

The broader agricultural economic environment is changing, and this would require us to revisit how we determine our success as well...

Nico Groenewald 13 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year ahead
#BizTrends2020: South Africa - challenges and opportunities in the year aheadArticle

South Africa is experiencing a period of prolonged political and economic uncertainty, but the country's commitment to improving the local investment environment, combined with signs of future economic improvement, have resulted in increases in M&A value...

Morne van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis 8 Jan 2020

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Call for for participation in land expropriation draft billArticle

Vumelana Advisory Fund is making a strong call for all key stakeholders and South Africans, in general, to participate by making inputs on the draft Bill and engaging with the process in order to ensure a fair representation of different voices, as the country forges ahead in amending Section 25 of the Constitution.

19 Dec 2019

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Land expropriation draft bill open for public commentaryArticle

The parliamentary committee on land expropriation has opened a new draft for public commentary over the holiday season. According to Dr Mathole...

Claudi Nortjé 10 Dec 2019

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

Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZN
Agricultural diversification driving economic growth in KZNArticle

The agricultural sector in KwaZulu-Natal is growing at around 12% per annum, compared to single digit growth in other provinces...

Dawie Maree 9 Oct 2019

Wandile Sihlobo
Where are we with land reform?Article

Agricultural economist, Wandile Sihlobo says that come April 2020, the proposed change to the Constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation (EWC) may not happen...

Nicci Botha 27 Sep 2019

Employing innovative ideas for sustainable agriculture
Employing innovative ideas for sustainable agricultureArticle

"Sustainable agriculture can be defined in many ways, yet the most accurate description is that it sustains farmers, resources and surrounding communities through the promotion of profitable, environmentally-responsible farming activities in the interest of all citizens of South Africa."

20 Sep 2019

Kwanalu Congress 2019 advances SA agriculture for the future
Kwanalu Congress 2019 advances SA agriculture for the futureArticle

Agricultural experts and newsmakers met with KwaZulu-Natal farmers, agribusinesses, agri-commodity leaders, national agri-industry leaders and members of the Kwanalu to discuss the future of agriculture in the province and to seek a sustainable way forward for the sector...

20 Sep 2019

Improved water prospects bodes well for fresh produce growers
Improved water prospects bodes well for fresh produce growersArticle

The water level of South Africa's storage dams, which supply the fruit export industries, are generally much higher now than at any time during the past three years. This, and a cold, wet winter in most of the deciduous fruit regions, indicate that a good harvest is in the offing...

Fred Meintjes 22 Aug 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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FSA responds to advisory panel report on property rightsArticle

According to Francois Wilken, President of Free State Agriculture, FSA remains opposed to expropriation without compensation and issues surrounding it will also be discussed at the annual FSA congress, which takes place between 7 and 8 August 2019 in Bloemfontein...

1 Aug 2019

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Agri EC congress highlights new partnerships, unity in agricultureArticle

Organised agriculture and traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape have committed to working together to initiate agricultural development as a means to sustainable land reform in the province...

1 Aug 2019

Advisory panel releases final land reform report
Advisory panel releases final land reform reportArticle

The Presidential Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has proposed for the amendment of the Constitution that clarifies that expropriation without compensation may be necessary in limited circumstances...

29 Jul 2019

Philippe Burger, Annabel Bishop, Prince Mashele, Dawie Roodt and Max du Preez
How can we fix the South African economy and create jobs?Article

President Cyril Ramaphosa's post-election State of the Nation Address was criticised as being heavy on dreams and light on the practicalities of delivering on his rallying cry of economic rejuvenation and jobs for the millions of South Africans who are unemployed...

Nicci Botha 9 Jul 2019

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#SONA2019: Government's last opportunity to capitalise on public trustArticle

Agri SA is optimistic about the State of the Nation Address, but this is the last opportunity for government to capitalise on the remaining public trust and deliver on its promises...

21 Jun 2019

SA agriculture learning to dance with the wind
SA agriculture learning to dance with the windArticle

The industry remains resilient despite major challenges and limitations...

Paul Makube 6 May 2019

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Elections will come and go, but challenges in land reform will notArticle

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...

Peter Setou 6 May 2019

Building efficient and sustainable operations for SA agriculture
Building efficient and sustainable operations for SA agricultureArticle

We talk to Gerhard Pienaar, BI Business Development Leader, Agriculture, to find out more about what Bearings International is looking to achieve at this year's Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day, as he shares insights into on the importance of new technologies and more...

Robin Fredericks 24 Apr 2019

The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chains
The biggest threat to SA's economy, business and supply chainsArticle

While South Africa's power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80bn a month, it is not load shedding itself that is currently the biggest threat...

3 Apr 2019

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Canada shows interest in mining investmentArticle

Regulatory uncertainty, lack of policy cohesion, infrastructural constraints and, in some instances, politics across Africa are clearly seen as deterrents, but there is great potential to attract investment if these issues can be addressed.

1 Apr 2019

Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizons
Seil-Safari navigates farmers through unchartered waters to new horizonsArticle

From 1-5 April 2019, Seil-Safari will bring together world-class speakers, agricultural experts and South Africa's farming community to share knowledge and know-how on the latest innovations and solutions in the sector...

Issued by Echo Produksies 5 Mar 2019

Budget 2019: What it means for the property industry
Budget 2019: What it means for the property industryArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni made his debut National Budget speech in Parliament. Here's what the property experts say about what this means for real estate, South Africa and you...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 28 Feb 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

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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

#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidence
#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidenceArticle

With crucial national elections due in May, a debt crisis at state electricity utility Eskom and the Mining Charter still pending, international investors are keeping a close eye on what unfolds...

11 Feb 2019

#SONA2019: Agri SA remains concerned about policy uncertainty over land and drought
#SONA2019: Agri SA remains concerned about policy uncertainty over land and droughtArticle

Agri SA has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address delivered Thursday evening, 7 February. However, it remains concerned...

8 Feb 2019

Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019
Why anyone in the property game should be watching #SONA2019Article

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

John Jack 7 Feb 2019

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