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More Lip Service on Land Reform in South Africa

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Does the ANC intend to expropriate land in South Africa any time soon? President Jacob Zuma doesn’t appear to care for the landless at all. He doesn’t seem to believe that landlessness is even a problem. Zuma caused alarm last week when he claimed that South Africans were going hungry and living in squalid conditions because they were too lazy ... Read More »

Land, Dignity & Democracy: South Africa’s Constitution Does Allow for Expropriation

South Africa's Constitution

By RICHARD PITHOUSE At a public discussion on the land question in Johannesburg on Friday, February 27, Dikgang Moseneke, the Deputy Chief Judge of the Constitutional Court, began his remarks with a well-known quote from Frantz Fanon: For a colonized people the most essential value, because the most concrete, is first and foremost the land: the land which will bring ... Read More »