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Communal land is ‘no-mans-land’ Parliament told

..... article dated 30 September 2020.... Issue of communal land still unresolved..... Making the whole question of land settlement more difficult in South Africa, there exists a conundrum inherited from apartheid days that much of rural land in...

Battle of the Bulge

.......editorial .....August 2020....... What size the SA public service? It is plain to see that the country’s major liability in terms of over-expenditure is the massive public sector wage bill which, by any standard, is totally out of proportion...

By-passing Parliament at one’s peril

....editorial,  30 May 2020 Regulations mania hits South Africa ..... Winston Churchill, perhaps the greatest political and parliamentary figure of the last century, said that if you make 10,000 regulations you destroy all respect for the law. ...

Copyright Bill goes back to Parliament

....posted on July 13 2020.... Hung by its own petard: Copyright Bill  Threatened not so much by the US administration, as Cabinet advisers would like us to believe, but more probably actioned more as per the presidency statement because of...

Expropriation Bill has now to be faced

Much of the sting goes out of Expropriation Bill..... The subject of expropriation, not necessarily of land but any property, has now reached the stage of a considerably watered down third Bill which has now been tabled and whilst there are...

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Parliament of South Africa closes for elections

Fresh start Now that the Fourth Parliament of South Africa has ended, there exists the assumption that the ANC will remain the governing party and there also, therefore remains the assumption the same application will be applied to South Africa’s...

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Land reform: Something very sad is going on

Apartheid debate goes back to land reform.... Minister Manuel and President Zuma are said to have repaired their relationship over Manuel’s demand that the governing party and state departments overcome their obsession of blaming apartheid for all...

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Battle of the Bulge

…….editorial …..August 2020……. What size the SA public service? It...