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Rigging the Rules: Unfair Land Deals in South Sudan

According to a recent report by the Oakland Institute, 'Understanding Land Investment Deals in Africa: South Sudan', a large influx of one-sided foreign investment...

Vast Investment Opportunities Beckon in South Sudan

Vast investment opportunities beckon potential investors in the world's newest Republic of South Sudan, the Undersecretary in the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Ms Elizabeth Majak Manoah has announced.

Millions Face Starvation Across Africa As Land Grab by Foreigners Intensifies

A report released recently by Oxfam says that poor people, particularly in Africa, are hardest hit by a new wave of land deals. The competition is intensifying, driving millions of people into the abyss of poverty.

British Firm Illegally Evicts 20,000 Ugandans From Their Land

The revelation is contained in a report, Land and Power, released on Thursday by British NGO Oxfam, which notes that speculators, pension funds and global agri-businesses from rich countries have been quietly acquiring large chunks of land in African countries such as Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia, leading to conflict, hunger and human rights abuses.

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.

South Africa: Land Reform Green Paper Released

The discussion paper on South Africa's "emotive" land reform issue is now out, and the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, is set to table it in Parliament later today.

Germany Blames Chinese Land Buys for Africa Drought

Germany's Africa policy coordinator on Thursday blamed China's practice of buying up land in the Horn of Africa for contributing to the devastating drought ravaging the region.

US Universities Involved in African 'Land Grab'

Harvard and other major American universities are working through British hedge funds and European financial speculators to buy or lease vast areas of African farmland in deals, some of which may force many thousands of people off their land, according to a new study.

The Aboriginal “Intervention” in Australia: Four Years into The Assault

Nominally the intervention, which involved the use of police and military, was directed at helping children and alleviating social disaster in Aboriginal communities. The expressions of humanitarian concern were, however, a smokescreen for a socially retrograde agenda.
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