Occupiers of church land demand water and sanitation

City says it cannot provide services on Moravian land in Pella


28 March 2017

School books and uniforms taken by sheriff in shack demolition

“It is becoming difficult to explain our situation to school teachers because this is the third time,” says 15-year-old


27 March 2017

Masiphumelele residents want permission to occupy vacant City land

Meeting between City officials and residents started and ended chaotically


15 March 2017

Court case to have major impact on land ownership for black women

Long shadow of apartheid laws perpetuates discrimination


13 March 2017

Land reform favours businesses, not the poor, say researchers

Eastern Cape study suggests system provides “little or no tenure security” for intended beneficiaries


1 March 2017

Land Claims Court halts eviction of 2,000 people in Kempton Park

Some residents have been on the land since 1958


17 February 2017

Landmark Marikana case begins: 60,000 people’s homes at stake

City asked to buy or expropriate land occupied in Philippi East


8 February 2017

Human Rights Commission accused of taking sides with mines

Mapela villagers protest outside SAHRC offices


26 January 2017

Lack of parliamentary oversight in Western Cape property deals

“Rubber-stamping exercise” says Provincial Property Committee member


12 December 2016

Hearings on Khoi San Bill held with no translation into Khoi and San languages

Portfolio committee hearings in Northern Cape off to shaky start


1 December 2016

Tafelberg study a breakthrough, say activists

270 units proposed for low-income households on Sea Point property


18 November 2016

Toilet City eviction postponed by court

Port Elizabeth Municipality has until 15 December to report on alternative land and accommodation for occupiers


18 November 2016

Concourt judgment: a victory for spouses of farm workers

Klaase case means women's interests must be taken into account before evictions can be carried out


24 October 2016

Soweto man’s house sold behind his back for R100

Solomon Nhlapo has to squat in his own house


18 October 2016

Wildebeestkuil residents have been waiting 15 years for their land

A stone's throw away but no land in sight


6 October 2016

Parliament must pass new land claims act within two years

Constitutional Court ruling opens the way for future claims


1 August 2016