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“Land Tenure and Restitution in South Africa – a Summary Report” – GGA

11 August 2017 

By William Beinart and Peter Delius

“…At present the land rights of millions of South Africans who hold their land in the former homelands, in informal settlements and on transferred land are uncertain.  The 1996 constitution, especially Section 25 (6) of the Bill of Rights, seemed to promise them enhancement and upgrading of their tenure.  This has not been effectively done.  Tenure is important because these largely African rural communities are amongst the poorest and it is important that their rights are not shouldered aside.  For such families, their land rights are a major asset and they should be clearly recognized…” – GGA

Read the full article from GGA.

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