March 21, 2019
Community land rights have to co-exist with mineral rights

Community land rights have to co-exist with mineral rights

Mar, 15, 2019 News

The troublesome contest between surface versus mineral rights lies at the very heart of the complex issues raised in the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources’ report on the recommendations of the High Level Panel on the Assessment of Key Legislation and the Acceleration of Fundamental Change, published in Parliament in March.

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Beneficiaries of land reform mostly wealthier men, Parliament told

Beneficiaries of land reform mostly wealthier men, Parliament…

Feb, 26, 2019 News

Parliament has been told that the major beneficiaries of the government’s land reform programme to date have been ‘better-off men’ – often urban businessmen. Women and the rural poor continue...

New take on old notion of land reform

New take on old notion of land reform

Feb, 26, 2019 Opinion

Could it be that South Africa already has in place the start of what may be a workable land reform programme? In a written reply by EFF member Leigh-Ann Mathys...

Minister told to put community rights above demands of mining companies

Minister told to put community rights above demands…

Feb, 10, 2019 News

The communities of Matzikama municipality in the northernmost reaches of South Africa’s west coast held a verbal sparring match with Mining Minister Gwede Mantashe last week over mining company Mineral...

Briefs that show it all: President risks cramp in his writing hand

Briefs that show it all: President risks cramp…

Feb, 08, 2019 Opinion

Our president has been hard at work at parliament from long before its official opening, speedily assenting to as many Bills as he can before the fifth democratic parliament closes...

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