Other Commissions on Land before the Land Act

Other Commissions on Land before the Land Act The issue of land and segregation continued to gather pace in the period leading up to formation of the Union. In 1907 the Cape Colony appointed a Departmental Commission to investigate land settlement on unreserved land in order to deal with squatting and enforcing existing laws. Recommendations … Read moreOther Commissions on Land before the Land Act

The Zululand Land Delimitation Commission and the Lagden Report

The Zululand Land Delimitation Commission and the Lagden Report In Natal, the Zululand Land Delimitation Commission was appointed in August 1902 to investigate and make recommendations on demarcations of land between Whites and Africans in Zululand. The commission submitted its report in October 1904 and recommended that 40% of the best and fertile land be … Read moreThe Zululand Land Delimitation Commission and the Lagden Report

Nigel farmer attacked with pick-axe handle, burnt body found next to vehicle

A farmer in Nigel died after he was assaulted and his vehicle set alight, badly burning him in the process, according to officials on Friday. The 44-year-old man, identified as Johan Pretorius by Netwerk24, was believed to have been hit with a pick-axe handle several times over the head and suffered blows to his body at … Read moreNigel farmer attacked with pick-axe handle, burnt body found next to vehicle

Limpopo traffic cops robbed after stopping car for speeding

Two Limpopo traffic officers were robbed on Friday afternoon after pulling over a car for speeding. Police spokesman Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the officers, who were conducting speed trap duties along the Slaagboom road outside Groblersdal, stopped a grey VW Polo TSI without number plates with five occupants for exceeding the speed limit. “While they were … Read moreLimpopo traffic cops robbed after stopping car for speeding

MultiChoice to cut 2,194 jobs in call and customer care centres

Pay-TV MultiChoice has announced plans to retrench a large number of employees. The company said in a statement that it would enter into a “consultation process with 2,194 of its employees within customer care [call centre] and the walk-in centres as part of the strategic realignment of its customer service delivery model”. “The realignment is … Read moreMultiChoice to cut 2,194 jobs in call and customer care centres

Hanekom rubbishes expropriation without compensation

Johannesburg – Expropriation without compensation is “nonsense”, African National Congress MP and former minister Derek Hanekom reiterated on Wednesday morning. “It will do very serious damage to our economy and is seriously unjust,” he said. He then joked that he is not allowed to use the word “nonsense” any more, after being sanctioned at the … Read moreHanekom rubbishes expropriation without compensation

KZN ANC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION INTO FORMER MAYOR’S MURDER

DURBAN – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the police to make sure they find the killers of the former mayor of Ndwedwe Maxwell Hadebe. Hadebe was shot dead outside his business premises on Thursday night. He had opened the business after his tenure as mayor ended in 2016. The motive for his … Read moreKZN ANC CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION INTO FORMER MAYOR’S MURDER