Decades-long dream comes to fruition for Tafelberg farmers

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Decades-long dream comes to fruition for Tafelberg farmers

The landowners finally received title deeds to farmland that was handed over to white World War 2 soldiers

Presidency reporter

As a child, 60-year-old Grace Dinkwanyane watched her mother toil in the kitchen of a Tafelkop farm in Limpopo as she served the owners of the land.

But decades later, the tables have turned as Dinkwanyane is now a proud co-owner of the very same farm where her mother worked under the ownership of the Jansen family.

Dinkwanyane is one of 29 members of the Tafelkop Farmers Association who were last weekend handed title deeds to land parcels by President Cyril Ramaphosa and several ministers as part of government’s land reform and redistribution programme...

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