Expropriation Without Compensation

  • December 22 2018

    These are the 5 types of property that can be expropriated without compensation under a brand new Bill

    The minister of public works published a new version of the Expropriation Bill for public comment on Friday morning. It spells out exactly how expropriation – mostly with compensation – will work. These are the five kinds of property the draft law specifies could justly be expropriated without compensation. Public works minister Thulas Nxesi on Friday […]

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  • August 28 2018

    Land expropriation hits affordable housing

    PRETORIA – The expropriation of land without compensation debate has resulted in a significant slump in demand for affordable housing, with many aspirant homeowners believing they would be getting homes for free. Tom Gillham, the chief executive of E Home Loans, a specialist affordable housing mortgage originator that is part of the BetterBond, said yesterday […]

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  • August 23 2018

    Agri SA: Agri SA presents its view at the #LandSummit

    Agri SA today initiated the #LandSummit with a high-level assessment of the challenges and solutions to South Africa’s land question. The summit, held in cooperation with Landbouweekblad, is a two-day event aimed at finding solutions for agrarian transformation. The summit forms part of Agri SA’s broader engagement with government and other stakeholders as a representative of some 28 000 commercial farmers across South […]

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  • September 7 2018

    ANC commits to orderly land reform

    The ANC pledged to tackle land reform responsibly as investor concerns mount over plans to change the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation. “We will not and will never subscribe to land grabbing in South Africa, we are orderly and we are organised in what we do,” Fikile Mbalula, the ANC’s head of elections […]

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  • September 28 2018

    Ekurhuleni plans to expropriate four pieces of land without compensation

    The City of Ekurhuleni plans to expropriate four pieces of land without compensation after its council resolved on Thursday to start the process in the city. Mayor Mzwandile Masina said on Thursday that the city wanted to test Section 25 of the constitution. “We were the first to launch the Rapid Land Release Programme and […]

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