Cape Town, September 17, 2018 – The City of Cape Town is once again being accused of underselling prime land. Activists say the city has lost over 100-million rand, in a deal that favoured property investment giant, Growthpoint Properties. Watch full story below:
Cape Town, September 5, 2018 – Oral presentations on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution are taking place in parliament. This is second phase of of the process following the conclusion of the public hearings. Reporter Pheladi Sethusa is on the story for us.
Cape Town, September 3, 2018 – Eight people have been killed after an explostion at a munitions factory in the Western Cape. The blast took place at the Rheinmetall Denel Munitions Factory in Somerset West. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa is on the scene.Coutersy #dstv403
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Cape Town, August 31, 2018 – The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Muslim marriages are valid and should be recognised by the Constitution. Muslim marriages have previously not been recognised as either civil or customary unions. Lawmakers have 24 months to rectify this.
Cape Town, August 30, 2018 – As consumers continue to feel the pinch of this year’s VAT hike, some retailers are trying to shoulder the burden. Reduced pricing on sanitary products is one such way.
Cape Town, 2 August 2018 – According to research by the University of the Western Cape, 2-point-3 million people have been displaced from South African farms since 1994. Just under half of them forcibly removed from land they worked and lived on for decades. As Parliament’s land hearings reach the Western Cape this week, we focus on one such eviction, in Stellenbosch. Farm workers say they’re not protected, and need better security of tenure, especially now that new legislation is being considered. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has the story.
Kimberley, Northern Cape, 27 June 2018 – In hearings on land expropriation without compensation this week – Nama and KhoiSan people said they must be the first to get the land back. For descendants of South Africa’s so-called first people, land restitution has been a frustratingly long process. Particularly because documentary evidence of ownership is rare. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa has more.
Northen Cape, June 26 2018 – Public hearings into land expropriation without compensation have started. It’s taking place in Limpopo and the Northern Cape and end in the Western Cape on the 4th of August. This will give people an opportunity to air their views on what’s become a contentious issue. It’s headed by Parliament’s joint constitutional review committee.
Northen Cape, June 26 2018 – Public hearings on land reform have kicked off in Springbok, Northern Cape. The Constitutional Review Committee will be holding hearings across the country.
Northern Cape, June 26 2018 – Public hearings into the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution, looking at land expropriation without compensation starts today. Residents in Springbok in the Northern Cape say they’re more than capable of working the land they live on, they just need access to it.