In The News South Africa

DA threatens legal action ahead of National Assembly vote on land expropriation

PARLIAMENT, December 4- If the National Assembly adopts a report recommending the Constitution be amended to explicitly allow for land expropriation without compensation on Tuesday, the Democratic Alliance (DA) will start legal proceedings to challenge the constitutionality of the move, the opposition party said.   “Should the ANC and EFF vote to adopt this flawed […]

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Cosatu slams Mboweni’s “reckless” statement that SAA should be closed down

JOHANNESBURG, November 2 – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Friday it was deeply alarmed by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s statement that South African Airways (SAA) should be closed down. Speaking at an investor conference in New York televised live on SABC on Thursday night, Mboweni said that decisions over the future of the […]

In The News South Africa

Land redistribution forced to centre stage in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, March 16  – South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been forced to move on the thorny issue of large-scale land redistribution more quickly than he probably would have liked by the challenge from an upstart opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). AfriBusiness will not accept land expropriation without compensation More than two decades […]