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Homo naledi – the not so distant relative

JOHANNESBURG, May 9 (ANA) – Scientists have now discovered that the recently discovered honimin species named Homo naledi coexisted on the land with earlier occupants of Africa, the Homo sapiens which are the direct forebears of the modern humans. On Tuesday, senior government officials including Gauteng Premier David Makhura, academics, students and local and international […]

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ANC commits to returning land in line with land reform policies

JOHANNESBURG, March 12 (ANA) – The African National Congress government is committed to returning land to its rightful owners in line with land reform policies and this should be facilitated by legislation, the party says in its latest policy discussion document on land, released on Sunday. “The Constitution’s commitment to ‘just and equitable’ compensation for […]

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Zuma calls for constitutional amendment on land to allow for expropriation without compensation

PARLIAMENT, March 3 (ANA) – Economic transformation could not happen unless land reform and laws — including the Constitution — are amended to allow expropriation without compensation, President Jacob Zuma said in his annual address to the House of Traditional Leaders on Friday. “The economy is not in our hands. We are not in control […]