23 June 2015
Pretoria – A total of 55 973 land claims have been lodged to the Land Claims Commission, since government re-opened the restitution claims process last year, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti announced on Tuesday.
“As of the 15th of April 2015, a total of 55 973 claims have been lodged with the Commission. This represents 70% of the 79 696 claims lodged over a period of four years in the previous window, confirming that reopening the Restitution process was indeed the right thing to do,” he said.
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