The Land

The Last Moments Of The Student Shot At DUT

UPDATE: Hospital manager at City Hospital Rafeek Nakooda said the DUT student was rushed to hospital with his friends. As far as they know,...

Xolobeni: Pro-Mining Youth Group Has Strong Ties To Mining Company

Fractures are emerging in the Xolobeni community of the Eastern Cape, as the fallout from a 2018 High Court ruling effectively barring an Australian...

The Land Party: A People’s Dictatorship For South Africa

From a grassroots activism in Hermanus to formal politicals, the Land Party is aiming for national government. Leader of the party Gcobani Ndzongana said...

African Countries And The State Of Their Environments: The Best And...

Social and economic changes in Africa are being driven by increasing prosperity and heavy foreign investment. Money has been poured into activities such as...

Vuwani residents have BEEN protesting, here’s why

On Thursday, newly-minted Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula visited Vuwani, where protesters have shut down the town for the third day in a row. At...

Why You Shouldn’t Support Captive Lion Breeding

Captive lion breeding is a cruel but legal practice that still happens in South Africa. Lions are bred in private farms where...

Despair and anger mark trip to Snake Park

Driving to the Snake Park (Doornkop) community and mine, in the heart of Soweto, does not take that long. It is about an hour's...

“There is something sick in the area”

Mpho Tshele is a 61-year-old grandmother living in Snake Park, in the heart of Soweto. She looks after her 11-old-grandson, Koketso, who suffers from...

The EFF: A Radical Bid For State Power

It’s difficult to believe that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was only formed in 2013. In just six years, the party has...

The Green Party: Third Time Lucky?

The Green Party of South Africa has undergone a complete leadership change and is now back to contest the 2019 national Elections. Part of...

No Solutions In Sight For The Rohingya, Two Years On

Sitting in a teashop in Kutupalong megacamp, Bibi Jan tugs on her sleeve. She’s covering up scars inflicted during the largest-ever episode...

Claim That Zama Zamas Pose Threat To JHB Is “Xenophobic” –...

The City of Johannesburg is on the brink of impending doom. Well, that is according to a Sunday Times report from November 25. Quoting...

Young, unemployed and without proper shelter in Freedom Park

Freedom Park is one of the areas in the south of Johannesburg which have recently seen protests over land, housing and unemployment. Residents say...

The Land Question part 1: What is land reform?

Julius Malema, Commander-in-Chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), frequently gets into trouble for inflammatory statements encouraging supporters to occupy white-owned land. His comments...

Minority Front: SA Must Have Separate Ministries For Minorities

"The day Indian minorities say they don't need the Minority Front (MF) to protect their rights and that they're comfortable in the new democracy...

5 Points From The ANC Election Manifesto

On Saturday, the African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa launched the party’s manifesto for the 2019 elections - promising an inclusive economy, and a...

Durban: Fresh Land Grabs In Cato Crest

Different areas in Durban have been sparked by land grabs over the last two weeks, with the most recent one being in Cato Crest,...

Tired of waiting: the fight for a place to make a...

Mamakete Mookeletse, 48, is part of the backyard dwellers that want autonomy from a government that has failed them. She has moved from shack...

The Dagga Party: How Cannabis Can Unlock The Economy To The...

Unlocking the legislation criminalising cannabis in South Africa can completely transform the economy, according to The Dagga Party of South Africa also known as...

Here’s why we need to give zama-zamas mining permits

In August, informal miners marched on the department of mineral resources (DMR) in Pretoria to demand the legalisation of small-scale mining and a moratorium...
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