President Ramaphosa Asked to Halt Farmworker Evictions
The South African Human Rights Commission is to ask President Cyril Ramaphosa to keep a promise made in 2014 to stop farm evictions until people are given dignified housing. This comes as the government mulls land redistribution and land expropriation without compensation.
GroundUp, 5 April 2018
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to ask President Cyril Ramaphosa to keep a promise made in 2014 to stop farm evictions until people can be given dignified housing. Read more »
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South Africa: Why the President Is Now Talking About Labour Tenants
Daily Maverick, 4 April 2018
Government says there are 20,324 labour tenant claims waiting to be processed. Of these, 11,000 are in KwaZulu-Natal and most of the remainder in Mpumalanga. President Cyril… Read more »
Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has said that she is preparing for a test case to expropriate land without compensation. This comes as a two-day ... Read more »
The National Assembly has set in motion a process to amend the Constitution so as to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. The motion, brought by the EFF leader ... Read more »
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has said solutions to the issue of land expropriation without compensation would come out of protracted negotiations, with mediation ... Read more »
Land will be made available for "backyarders", Western Cape Human Settlements MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela has promised protesting residents in the seaside town of Hermanus. This ... Read more »