Local government’s inconsistency in provision of basic services on rural privately-owned properties is unconstitutional.
The promise of benefiting from the mineral wealth beneath the soil of their land remains a dangerous toil of dicing with death for Limpopo’s zama zamas… Lucas Ledwaba documented their daily toil
Communal Property Association (CPA) representatives fed up with what they say is lack of support from government have resolved to form an independent union to tackle issues they claim are leading to the collapse of farming projects run by land claimant communities.
Why do the lawmakers use specific words in an Act of Parliament? If one is called to explain the meaning of a document, a reading of the text is the first logical thing. Same with a Statute.
‘Crossing the border illegally into South Africa was like a Sunday afternoon stroll for Shaolin Masache. A customs official at the Beit Bridge border post arranged for Masache to get a gate pass after accepting a bribe of R100, which he shared with a police officer on duty at the border post. Masache, 28, walked into South Africa without a passport…He arrived in the farming town of Waterpoort in the Northern Province two days later after a punishing 90km walk…
After getting tired of seeing his community get up at the crack of dawn to queue for hours to draw water from natural springs daily, 58-year-old builder Phineas Mapfumo Madaela decided to do something to change the dreary situation.