Land reform is on hold, so use this time to figure out how to do ...

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Land reform is on hold, so use this time to figure out how to do it better

The pandemic presents unprecedented challenges to the programme. Here’s what we have to do

Peter Setou

The Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown has relegated the burning question of land reform to the back burner, and understandably so.

There is little doubt that this pandemic has changed the world, and it may take years for the global economy to recover. Subsequently, this will have dire consequences and implications for SA.

On Freedom Day, it is important to look back on the road we have travelled as a country since 1994. With the advent of democracy, land reform was identified as a critical programme by the democratic government to address legacies of the past, including discriminatory practices and laws...

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