he main potential to reduce rural poverty and inequity lies in the development of overall frameworks providing social security, education and training as well as health care, and in developing adequate infrastructures in rural areas.
Today, South Africa has one of most unequal distributions of income in the world, and income and quality of life are strongly correlated with race, location and gender. The political compromise that ensued left much of the power and wealth of the white minority, including land ownership, more or less intact.
According to the EFF founding manifesto The state should, through its legislative capacity, transfer all land to the state, which will administer and use land for sustainable development purposes.
The manifesto says those intending to use land under state control will apply for a land-use licence .
The licence would be valid for 25 years and could be renewed based on whether the land was being used as planned.
“Don’t think that Zuma is our enemy. Zuma is not our enemy, it’s just that he is standing in the way, and we must remove him to get our land back,” said Malema. “Zuma is standing between us and our enemy. Move out of the way. Zuma must pave the way because they [whites] are the one who stole our land.
Zimbabwe’s plan to win back international funding by paying compensation to white farmers forced off their land faces a major snag: the black farmers expected to stump up the cash say they don’t have it. The new occupants working the land, many of who had few farming skills when they were resettled, say they can barely make ends meet, let alone pay an extra levy.
The Expropriation Bill was passed yesterday, I suggest you don’t merely gloss over making light of this Bill. This Bill affects all landowners, this new legislation makes provision for the state to deprive citizens of land.
For many years, Zimbabwe was known as the “jewel” of Africa. Rich in raw materials and productive farmland, it grew enough food to feed its…