Report: Phase 3 – mid-phase review

This summary speaks to an Indaba held from the 14th to the 16th of November 2018 by Tshintsha Amakhya constituency with a focus on reviewing mid-term of Phase 3, prioritizing the remaining months of the Phase and thinking about Phase 4. Held at Club Mykonos in Langebaan, the Indaba was attended by 20 programme staff, 10 finance staff and 10 directors – whom joined on the last day. Continue reading “Report: Phase 3 – mid-phase review”

Land hearings concluded. Farm dwellers’ plight listened to?

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“They say the land belongs to those who work it. That’s not true. If your husband dies, they (farmers) shift you off the farm. They shift you to a shack… an RDP (house)… But there’s boere that own 13, 14 farms… That’s why I support expropriation without compensation with all my heart,” narrated Bettie Fortuin from the Doorns making her oral submission at the last of the land hearings on the constitutional amendment of Section 25. Continue reading “Land hearings concluded. Farm dwellers’ plight listened to?”

[MEDIA INVITE] #NoToEvictions Picket

 

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Date: Thursday, 02 August 2018
To: All Media
Attention: News Editors/Land Reporters

For Immediate Use

More than 20,000 people are threatened by farm evictions in the Western Cape. Farm dwellers will picket outside the final public hearings to be held in Cape Town to call on President Ramaphosa to keep a promise he made in Paarl in 2014: that there will be a moratorium, an immediate ban on legal and illegal farm evictions.

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