The African National Congress is yet to spell out how it will implement its controversial decision to expropriate land without compensation. Since the decision to move for a change to the South Africa's constitution was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the party has come under fire for its record in land reform over the past 20 years and how the current Constitutional Review Committee's hearings to hear the public's opinion fit into the process.
Land Degradation - a Triple Threat in Africa
IPS, 3 August 2018
Sustainability, stability, and security--the three overlapping issues are an increasing concern among many especially in Africa where land degradation is displacing citizens and… Read more »
Land Hearings Are About More Power for Corrupt ANC, Than the People - Maimane
News24Wire, 4 August 2018
The current debate on expropriation of land without compensation was driven by the African National Congress seeking to secure more power for the corrupt and elite, than to help… Read more »
ANC Yet to Spell Out How It Will Expropriate Land
News24Wire, 1 August 2018
Seven months after it adopted a resolution to expropriate land without compensation, the African National Congress is yet to spell out how it will implement its controversial… Read more »
ANC Expropriation Resolution Won't Detract From Land Review Committee's Work - Chairperson
News24Wire, 3 August 2018
President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC announcement on land expropriation without compensation will not detract from the Constitutional Review Committee's work, committee co-chairperson… Read more »
Academic's 7 Key Questions Amid ANC's 'Damning' Track Record on Land
News24Wire, 2 August 2018
The ANC government's track record on land reform over the last two decades is a "damning indictment" and seven key questions need to be asked if the government is to get land… Read more »
Afriforum Anti-Expropriation Message Has Union Fuming
The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (Limusa) is furious over AfriForum's call to the international community to get President Cyril Ramaphosa to stop proposed plans to… Read more »
Expropriation Will Focus On Commercial Land - Zikalala
News24Wire, 9 July 2018
The ANC's proposed land expropriation policy focuses primarily on commercial land and how it can benefit South Africans economically, said KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) task team coordinator… Read more »
"We think the very same land they (white farmers) are making economically viable, we will make economically viable," Simbiso Mashilu said at the Constitutional Review Committee's ... Read more »
A total of 36 public hearings regarding land expropriation without compensation will be held across the country and allow citizens to share their views on the subject. Read more »
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