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by Bekezele Phakathi, Business Day in 2014
THE Western Cape provincial government says very little progress has been made in land reform as unofficial figures show that only 1.6% of agricultural land in the Western Cape has been transferred to new farmers since 1994. In 1994, the government set a target of handing 30% of agricultural land...
by Kwanele Sosibo, Mail & Guardian in 2014
About 32 families that have lived in the eMakhosini valley, near Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal, for generations claimed land and labour tenant rights when the respective windows for application opened in the 1990s. Thirteen of the families have been evicted since the Amafa aKwaZulu-Natali...
by Rural 21 in 2014
By the year 2025, no-one in Africa should suffer from hunger. This is a joint resolve of the member states of the African Union. In the Malabo Declaration issued on the occasion of the Twenty Third Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, they declared that this is to be...
by Kwanele Sosibo, Mail & Guardian in 2014
A class action suit by 18 000 labour tenants, which seeks to quicken the labour tenant claims process, will finally be heard on Thursday in the Land Claims Court in Johannesburg. The primary applicants in this case – referred to as Mwelase & Afra (Association for Rural Advancement) and Others...
by PLAAS in 2014
PLAAS seeks to make an urgent appointment of a Temporary Administrative Officer for the period 1st October 2014 to 30th April 2015. Requirements: - A Senior Certificate and/or Secretarial Certificate, plus a minimum of 3 years’ administrative experience, preferably in a Higher Education environment...

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