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When Given Land Black Farmers Do Better Than White Farmers In...

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise believes that white supremacist group AfriForum’s decision to privately prosecute her for animal cruelty is to advance the narrative of the failure of Black farmers. The white supremacist lobby group and the SPCA announced on Thursday it would pursue the case.

We Don’t Hate White People, But African Land Must Be Returned...

AFRICANGLOBE - Land will be returned to the people, President Jacob Zuma asserted on Thursday, during his reply to the State of the Nation Address debate. Replying to criticism from political parties on land expropriation and the slow pace of land reform, Zuma told MPs that his government had the interests of the people at heart.

‘Go And Hang On A Banana Tree’ Zimbabwe Tells American Critics

AFRICANGLOBE - U.S. critics of Zimbabwe‘s human rights record “can go and hang on a banana tree,” a Zimbabwean official said in comments published Tuesday, while he also indicated that the southern African country is watching the administration of President Donald Trump. On Monday, the U.S. Embassy expressed deep concern about what it called the “continuing deterioration” of human rights in Zimbabwe.

For The First Time In History South Africa Will Have A...

AFRICANGLOBE - On the eve of President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation address to parliament on 9 February, his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced the government is to bring in a minimum wage of R20 ($1.5) an hour in a so-called renewed attack on the country’s chronic inequality.

Pregnant S. African Woman Is Forced To Ride In Animal Cage...

AFRICANGLOBE - A white farmer who forced a pregnant woman to ride in a cage on the back of his truck has shown "no remorse" for the psychological trauma the woman was subjected to, the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) said on Thursday. The photo of Stenekamp sitting in a cage on the back of Johan Erasmus' bakkie circulated on social media on Thursday, upsetting people who considered the incident racist and degrading to the woman.

Politically Motivated Case Against Julius Malema Postponed

AFRICANGLOBE - The trumped-up case against EFF leader Julius Malema was postponed to June 5, 2017 in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court on Monday. The EFF's commander-in-chief appeared in court on Monday. He was charged with contravening the 1956 Riotous Assemblies Act after he first called on supporters to occupy unoccupied land.

The Horrifying Moment White Settlers Force Black Man Into Coffin And...

AFRICANGLOBE - In the 20-second clip, shot on a mobile phone, a white male – thought to be a farmer – is seen dropping a large stick in order to cram a clearly petrified Black man into the wooden casket, ordering him to ‘get in, I want to throw some petrol.’ As a second male, holding the camera, is heard threatening to ‘put a snake’ in with the young man who struggles and squeals in terror as a lid is closed on him.

Julius Malema Reiterates Pledge To Seize African Land From White Settlers

AFRICANGLOBE - Julius Malema, the head of the Economic Freedom Fighters, the third largest party in parliament, spoke to supporters after appearing in court in the northeastern city of Newcastle. ‘‘White minorities be warned! We shall take our land. It doesn’t matter how,” said Julius Malema outside the magistrate’s court. Malema was appearing in court to answer to charges of inciting his supporters to take over white-owned land.

DISTURBING: Video Surfaces Showing White Settlers Forcing African Boy Into Coffin

AFRICANGLOBE - A disturbing video shows the moment a white South African man forcefully puts a Black man in the coffin. In the footage, which has gone viral online, the unidentified man is seen putting the lid on the coffin after squeezing the victim inside.

South African Parliament Approves Expropriation Bill

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's National Assembly has passed the Expropriation Bill by an overwhelming majority following a vote by Members of Parliament, on Thursday. The Bill was passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) last week with the support of eight provinces, with the Western Cape being the only province that did not support the Bill.

20 Years After Apartheid Whites Still Own South Africa’s Land

AFRICANGLOBE - Less than 10 percent of the land still in White hands have been handed over to Africans since 1994. Out of the nearly 80,000 land claims submitted during the 1990s, 8,000 still have not been settled due to protracted legal battles.

South Africa Land Debate Heats Up

AFRICANGLOBE - The land issue which is heating up in South Africa shows that Zimbabwe was right in carrying out its land reform programme which sent an unequivocal message to the world on the importance of land in tackling poverty and enhancing social equity.

Land Reform: Are South Africans About to Take Back Their Land

AFRICANGLOBE - Greater economic and financial commitment - and a fundamental restructuring of the rural economy - are needed if South African land reform is to progress. Does a raft of new legislation signal renewed vigour on the part of the ANC?

The Failure of Land Reform in South Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Almost two decades after the end of apartheid in South Africa, the failure of the agrarian reform policies of the African National...

Land Reform in South Africa – an Unfulfilled Obligation

The question of land and agricultural reform in South Africa remains largely unresolved as we head towards the end of our second decade of...

South Africa's Land Reform Green Paper Denounced as Inadequate

Land reform is one of the most pressing problems confronting South Africa. This is especially in order to redress the structural imbalance that has risen through colonial dispossession of land that has been extended through apartheid policies and laws to create a systematic process of denial of rights to land in respect of the black population that was hence based on pure racial discrimination.
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