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Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini opposes South African land reform

Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini opposes South African land reform

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has told thousands of his subjects at a traditional royal gathering, known as Imbizo, that he will not allow the South African government to take away land from him. The king is opposed to a recommendation by a government panel which said that the land trust he presides over, the Ingonyama […]

Land Expropriation – What Does South Africa Have to Say?

Land Expropriation – What Does South Africa Have to Say?

As hearings into amending the Constitution’s property clause began in Limpopo on Wednesday, citizens had a chance to express their views on the country’s most controversial issue: expropriating land without compensation. We heard from those who have land and those who hope to get it. Amelia Mphela, 50, sat outside the hall and went over […]

Liberian Women Call On President Weah to Keep His Promise of Equal Land Rights

Liberian Women Call On President Weah to Keep His Promise of Equal Land Rights

“Laws on marriage, divorces, property rights, child custody and land ownership all contain powerful clauses that marginalise our women in favour of men” A promise by Liberian President George Weah to change laws that discriminate against women is spurring campaigners to push for legal reform to protect wives’ land rights. Women are lobbying Weah to […]

‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

‘We Condemn the Illegal Occupation of Land’ – President Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said during his Presidency budget vote debate in Parliament that the government condemns the illegal occupation of land. “Land reform is an essential part of our economic growth strategy,” Ramaphosa told the House on Wednesday. “The Freedom Charter says that the land shall be shared among those who work it. “We […]

Niger Rose Brilliantly to Meet the Challenge at the Renaissance Conference, Mobilising over 23 Billion Dollars to Fund the Country’s 2017-2021 Economic and Social Development Plan

Niger Rose Brilliantly to Meet the Challenge at the Renaissance Conference, Mobilising over 23 Billion Dollars to Fund the Country’s 2017-2021 Economic and Social Development Plan

Following 2 days of meetings in Paris with technical and financial partners, fund providers and investors, Niger can be proud of a considerable diplomatic and economic success. Resolved and persuasive under the guidance of its President Issoufou Mahamadou, the government of Niger successfully raised over 23 billion dollars to support the country’s efforts to finance […]

“In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP”- Mobilitas Group

“In ten years, the digital economy will probably weigh 10% of African GDP”- Mobilitas Group

The ADIE (the state agency in charge of the information technology policy) has formalized today the dematerialization of two procedures of the urban planning services: obtaining the certificate of conformity, an administrative act that attests the conformity of the construction work carried out following the procurement of the building permit. And, the urban planning certificate, […]

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

Zimbabwe War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday. NewZimbabwe.com reports that Regis Musengeyi landed himself in trouble for attending the […]

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

More Drama At ANC Policy Conference Over Land

There was yet another highly charged debate on land at the ANC’s policy conference at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, on Tuesday. Sources have told News24 that “rowdy” supporters of presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, mostly from KwaZulu-Natal, tried to prevent National Executive Committee member Mathole Motshekga from speaking. The group of delegates, in commission four on […]

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

‘South Africa, Namibia Following Mugabe’s Footsteps’

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has said that leaders of South Africa and Namibia are following President Robert Mugabe’s footsteps in distributing land to black people in their countries. Grace said this while consoling the family of a revolutionary musician Dickson “Chinx” Chingaira in Harare on Tuesday. She also said that the white community around […]

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

South Africa’s Malema Takes On Property Owners

This was Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema’s unequivocal message to the South African Property Owners Association when he addressed the conference under the theme “disruption” at the Cape Town International Conference Centre on Wednesday. In a no-holds-barred speech, Malema scolded the property owners for not doing enough to change property ownership patterns post-apartheid, but also […]

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