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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

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

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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

#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

#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

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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

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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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

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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

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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

#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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Agri EC president urges Eastern Cape farmers to remain resilientArticle

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...

29 Jan 2019

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New Year's messages from agri leadersArticle

The agriculture sector survived a year of rising uncertainty in 2018, but with the national election and the threat of drought looming, 2019 will be every bit as challenging. According to leaders in the sector, farmers will have to be resilient and partner with the right role players to face the trials that await.

11 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expected
#BizTrends2019: Slight uptick in investment activity expectedArticle

The tough economic climate during 2017 induced pressure on the property market which did ultimately deter growth within this market...

Linda Tshabalala 7 Jan 2019

Dr Paula Armstrong, senior economist at Econex
#BizTrends2019: Policy uncertainty and its impact on healthcare investmentArticle

Policy certainty is necessary for sustainable investment in a sector. Currently, there is considerable policy uncertainty in the health sector in SA, mainly due to three parallel policy processes...

Paula Armstrong 6 Jan 2019

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Does African agriculture need a Green Revolution?Article

Agricultural sectors across Africa need their own green revolution building on local knowledge and culture, as well as a green disruption building on new digital and other technology...

Xolani Mathibela 28 Dec 2018

Signs point to a better year ahead for property
Signs point to a better year ahead for propertyArticle

The past year has been a trial for homeowners, buyers and many in the SA real estate industry, but there are better times ahead...

Gerhard Kotzé 19 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2018: AgricultureArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Agriculture, Horticulture & Forestry site over the past year...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Property
#BestofBiz 2018: PropertyArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 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

Unisa-Sowetan Dialogues kicks off with discussion around land debate
Unisa-Sowetan Dialogues kicks off with discussion around land debateArticle

Late last month, Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL), in partnership with Unisa and The Sowetan, launched the first of the Unisa-Sowetan Dialogues...

4 Dec 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

Land reform an economic necessity, says Ramaphosa
Land reform an economic necessity, says RamaphosaArticle

Land reform is not only about correcting a grave historical injustice, it is an absolute economic necessity, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

5 Nov 2018

Nando's to fire up the Chamber's 'Rumble in the Urban Jungle'
Nando's to fire up the Chamber's 'Rumble in the Urban Jungle'Article

The Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry, together with Nando's, is hosting a debate on the hottest topic in town: land expropriation without compensation...

Issued by Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry 29 Oct 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

Land transformation - why a thorough understanding of the property sector is critical
Land transformation - why a thorough understanding of the property sector is criticalArticle

Property Sector Charter Council CEO Portia Tau-Sekati recently presented a detailed scope of the distribution of property in South Africa as a masterclass at the Alumni Association of Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) annual alumni gathering.

11 Oct 2018

Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform
Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reformArticle

Unequal access to land in South Africa continues to prevent citizens from enjoying human dignity, rights and security...

Benjamin Roberts and Narnia Bohler-Muller 9 Oct 2018

Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projects
Turning around the failure of South Africa's land reform projectsArticle

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha of Unisa SBL outlines some key production and marketing strategies to be considered for emerging black smallholders...

Cyril Nhlanhla Mbatha 1 Oct 2018

Yolanda Naudé, Citadel head of fund research and portfolio manager
Time for Ramaphosa to knuckle down and fix the economyArticle

The gloss of Ramaphoria, when the rand R11.55 to the US dollar in late February, has worn off...

17 Sep 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Everything's coming up roses
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Everything's coming up rosesArticle

One of the charming oddities of living on a Mediterranean island is that a facet of national identity and indeed islander mentality manifests in how news is reported...

Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 14 Sep 2018

Dr Roelof Botha
Recession? What recession? Now let's talk land reformArticle

Economist, Dr Roelof Botha is quite adamant that South Africa is not in a recession despite what Stats SA said...

Nicci Botha 10 Sep 2018

Bonang Mohale, CEO, Business Leadership South Africa
#IGC2018: Business and the future of our nationArticle

South Africa is the third largest economy on the continent with a GDP of $350bn. Last year SARS collected R1.2tn from a country of 57 million people. No South African should suffer hunger...

Bonang Mohale 5 Sep 2018

Land reform panic unnecessary, Seeff welcomes clarity and support
Land reform panic unnecessary, Seeff welcomes clarity and supportArticle

There is no doubt that there is great concern about land reform amongst ordinary South Africans and especially property owners and buyers. At the same time, there is a huge amount of noise in the media and public discourse around this, often sending mixed messages...

Stuart Manning 4 Sep 2018

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UK PM backs SA's land reform programmeArticle

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United Kingdom has for some time supported land reform in South Africa...

29 Aug 2018

Report: South Africa's grim agricultural outlook
Report: South Africa's grim agricultural outlookArticle

South African consumers are urged to buckle up for rising food prices...

24 Aug 2018

City Lodge Hotels Limited - Annual results for year ended 30 June 2018
City Lodge Hotels Limited - Annual results for year ended 30 June 2018Article

The JSE-listed City Lodge Hotel Group expects to open new hotels in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Maputo (Mozambique) by the end of October as part of its targeted African expansion strategy...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 20 Aug 2018

ANC expediency is messing up SA's land reform process
ANC expediency is messing up SA's land reform processArticle

It's highly likely that an amendment will be made to South Africa's Constitution that will allow for land expropriation without compensation...

Jannie Rossouw 20 Aug 2018

South African land reform debates reflect a tricky balance of power post Jacob Zuma’s rule. GCIS
South Africans differ on land reform. But there needs to be a meeting of mindsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa's late night announcement that the government was going to push ahead with implementing...

Roger Southall 13 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

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

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