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NEW LAND COURT BILL THREATENS INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY

On 23 May 2023, Parliament passed the Land Court Bill, which it believes will resolve “backlogs in land claims and dispute resolution mechanisms”, and ensure that “land reform in its entirety be accelerated in a lawful and equitable manner, guided by progressive jurisprudence”. The FW de Klerk Foundation remains deeply concerned that the Land Courts and the Land Appeal Court, which will be established by the Bill.

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ARTICLE: MBEKI’S MISSIVE

image 20160913 4948 um4tr9In a 30-page leaked document on land and the national question, titled What Then About Land Expropriation Without Compensation, the Thabo Mbeki Foundation (TMF) elucidates both historic context but crucially an analysis of a resolution of the ANC’s 54th National Conference in December 2017 on “land expropriation without compensation”. Without going into the settings of the document about the “glorious National Democratic Revolution” and its “victory of 1994”, the document presents some important perspectives about debates inside the ANC, especially about non-racialism and expropriation of land without compensation (EWC).

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The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference 2024

The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference – hosted in conjunction with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Africa.