Blade says Nkandla is white people’s lies

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and member of the SACP has described what is being written about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla residence as “white people’s lies”.

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Nkwinti backs down on land reform

Farm productivity is considered by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti to be more important than ensuring 30% of agricultural land is black-owned by 2014, Beeld reported on Tuesday.

Speaking at the launch of the Land Bank’s annual
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Government wants to stop redistributed land being used as collateral

Government is working on a plan that would help prevent redistributed land being used as collateral by banks, Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said.

“We know that when people are in trouble, they go to the bank and use it … Read the rest

Land affairs minister damaging investor confidence in South Africa – Agri SA

Policy uncertainty is affecting investor confidence in the country, farmer union Agri SA president Johannes Möller said on Tuesday.

“It is important to guard against South Africa being seen as a risky, unstable and uncompetitive economy by investors,” he said … Read the rest