Black farmer beats the state, but it wants to rip him off … again

News

Black farmer beats the state, but it wants to rip him off … again

First it reneged on a land transfer deal with the elderly man, now it wants to overcharge him by millions

Journalist

The government has abandoned its attempt to appeal a court ruling ordering it to sell land to an elderly black Limpopo farmer it promised him more than two decades ago.

But the state wants a price that his lawyers say is nine times more than what the Pretoria High Court ordered it to sell it for.

Now farmer David Rakgase’s lawyers have threatened to pursue contempt of court charges against the department of land reform and rural development...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times Daily subscribers.
A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times Daily content.

Sunday Times Daily

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems?
Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Next Article

Previous Article