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Land and Rural Issues Archive

South Africa: Why Giving South Africans Title Deeds Isn’t the Panacea for Land Reform

research By Simon Hull, University of Cape Town The land reform debate in South Africa has turn out to be more and more polarised since Parliament resolved to imagine amending the rustic’s Constitution to permit for the expropriation of land …

South Africa: Committee Adopts Report That Constitution Be Amended to Allow Expropriation Without Compensation

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee on Thursday followed a answer that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to permit expropriation with out repayment. Following a long technique of public session and deliberation, the EFF’s Floyd Shivambu backed a movement …

Kenya: Uhuru Orders Restoration of Church-Owned Land, Schools to Churches

By Jeremiah Wakaya Nairobi — President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the Ministries of Education and Land to revive church-owned land to respective church buildings inside per week. Kenyatta who was once talking throughout a requiem mass of the past due …

Namibia’s Long-Standing Land Issue Remains Unresolved

research By Henning Melber, University of Pretoria Thirty years of German settler colonialism in South West Africa – from 1884 to 1914 – lead the way for persevered apartheid under South Africa. The resistance of the local communities against the …

Liberia: The Land Rights Act Victory in Liberia Means the Work Has Just Begun

opinion By Rachael Knight Namati, and Ali Kaba, Sustainable Development Institute | Namati Any perspectives expressed on this article are the ones of the writer and no longer of Thomson Reuters Foundation. For the previous 62 years the Liberian government …

Namibia: Prime Minister Vows to Defend Russian Land Deal

By Shinovene Immanuel PRIME minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila mentioned the government is able to shield its determination to rent 4 farms to Russian billionaire Rashid Sardarov. She made those remarks in an interview aired at the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on …

Lesotho: Time to Overhaul Lesotho’s Colonial-Era Laws

column By Carmel Rickard This is a tale that starts with a divorce: in 1991 the wedding of Sello Matete and his first wife, ‘Malebina Matete, ended. Some 20 years later Matete remarried, this time to Matebello Matete. Their marriage …

Kenya: Daring – Little Known Firm Gets Title Deed for Huge Army Land

By Mutuma Mathiu and Brian Wasuna How did a little-known entity, claiming to constitute squatters, download a identify deed to 4,000 acres of Kenya Defence Forces land in Uasin Gishu? Who would have the temerity to snatch land two times …