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Why public hearings on land must continue

Much undue criticism has come from the parliamentary process of holding public assemblies across the country giving diverging South African constituencies the opportunity to...

Land Expropriation — the moral dilemma

Jesuit priest, moral theologian and ethicist, Anthony Egan assesses the public debate taking place around Land Expropriation from a moral and ethical standpoint and in...

A Cry to the Beloved Country: Meeting the Challenge of Land

The Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference (SACBC) has issued a statement on the challenge of land in South Africa signed by the President of...

The EFF land expropriation proposal

Land expropriation without compensation is what the EFF believes is necessary to redress the great land injustice in South Africa. Mphuthumi Ntabeni takes us through what this means by examining the history of land expropriation and the EFF's proposed way forward. 

Land expropriation and the Church’s pre-emptive Land Reform Policy

The Church in South Africa is clear on its stance on land expropriation and has set out a thoughtful course for progress. Mphuthumi Ntabeni walks us through the Church's deliberation process, and considers the road ahead for government as it moves to explicitly spell out the conditions in which expropriation without compensation may take place. 

REVIEW — The Land is Ours

This is an excruciating book of loss of crucial black talent that describes how all-encompassing the colonial and apartheid systems were in destroying all manner of black lives. A historical journey through the history of the country's first black lawyers and the founding of what would become the ANC, the book is also testimony to the resilience of the black spirit. Mphuthumi Ntabeni reviews The Land is Ours by Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.

Land — Where To Now? Possible solutions to the problem backed by Catholic Social Thought*

 Mphuthumi Ntabeni continues to think through the question of land in South Africa. In this second part, of a two-part piece, he says that...

Land — Where To Now? The issues at hand*

The question of land expropriation without compensation continues to evoke debate in South Africa. It was brought into sharp focus last week when a...

Land ownership and Catholic Social Teaching

Since Tuesday afternoon South Africans has been talking about Parliament's adoption of a motion to change the country's Constitution so that the government can...

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