Pages tagged "Land Expropriation"


ACDP withholds support for motion to set up Ad hoc Committee to amend section 25 of The Constitution

The ACDP appreciates that the land issue is a very sensitive and potentially divisive issue, given the history of the land dispossession in the country, particularly following the Land Act of 1913 and subsequent legislation.

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Meshoe says government should not perpetuate the evils of apartheid

The ACDP's President Rev Kenneth Meshoe yesterday, on behalf of the Hope of Glory Tabernacle, made an oral submission to the Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) on the Expropriation of Land Without Compensation.

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ACDP notes sudden discharge of Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee chairperson

The ACDP today notes the sudden discharge of the Chairperson of the Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee, Dr Mathole Motshekga, and his replacement, Mr Vincent Smith.

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ACDP notes decision to withdraw existing Expropriation Bill and re-introduce later

The ACDP notes the decision by the Portfolio Committee on Public Works to withdraw the Expropriation Bill of 2015, so that it may be re-introduced at a later stage.

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ACDP leader says South Africans must speak out against Malema and those calling for war

ACDP leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe today labeled Julius Malema’s claim that the EFF is ready for war as foolish.

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ACDP says land reform has been mismanaged

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “the ACDP remains concerned that land reform has been mismanaged and believes that stronger and more ethical leadership on this and other issues would place South Africa in a much healthier economic position in which to deal with land reform effectively and justly”.

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ACDP says Ramaphosa’s announcement that ANC intends to amend Constitution for land expropriation without compensation is shocking

The ACDP is shocked at last night’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the ANC intends to amend the Constitution to allow expropriation of land without compensation, under certain conditions. 

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Public Hearings on land expropriation

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee will this week hold various public hearings into the possible review of section 25 of the Constitution in the Western Cape.

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Corruption in land restitution and redistribution process

FOLLOW-UP QUESTION BY REV KENNETH MESHOE MP

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Expropriation of land without compensation has historically destabilised economies and destroyed the hopes and dreams that freedom promises

The ACDP reflects with dismay and concern on a budget that instead of being increased in line with the obvious urgency of the land redistribution question, the land budget - which declined over the past few years - is now at the level it was in 2008 after the proposed 3% increase.

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