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Media release: Key Standard Bank support helps 100 residents of Kwakwatsi find true economic transformation in a title deed and home ownership

 12 Oct 17
Parys, 04 October 2017 – In a powerful initiative to extend home ownership to more underprivileged South Africans,…

Land reform without property rights is mere hot air

 18 Sep 17
The poor will be mired in poverty and uncertainty until guaranteed property rights.…

Private property is a fact of life, not a ‘Western’ creation

07 Sep 17   Martin van Staden
There are ‘critical’ intellectuals who question the validity of the institution of private property.…

Business Day column: Land-reform ‘lie’ keeps Verwoerdian tenure alive

04 Sep 17   Leon Louw
IF YOU tell a big lie and keep repeating it, people will eventually believe it,” observed Adolf Hitler’s propagandist, Joseph Goebbels.…

Media release: 58 Theewaterskloof municipality tenants find true economic transformation in a title deed and home ownership

25 Jul 17  
Today, 25 July 2017, 58 township residents will take the first step towards true economic empowerment…

Land reform: restitution, not redistribution, is the proper vehicle

26 May 17   Martin van Staden
The disallowance of foreign ownership of agricultural land and the creation of a race and gender registry of landowners are among the proposals contained in the new Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill, sponsored by the Department of Rural D…

Media Release: New agricultural land reform bill seeks redistribution rather than restitution and is unconstitutional

02 May 17   FMF Media Release
The Free Market Foundation (FMF) says that new land reform provisions contained in the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill,…

Business Day column: Racists do not trust black people with full land ownership

19 Apr 17   Leon Louw
To understand what the trendy left racists who dominate land policy discourse have in mind, imagine a post-apartheid mixed marriage couple who buy neighbouring properties.…

Government land is central to land reform

22 Mar 17   Martin van Staden
With politicians spewing anti-property rights rhetoric, we could but wonder what exactly sets the democratic government apart from the former apartheid regime.…

Property rights our most important fight in South Africa

01 Feb 17   Chris Hattingh
For South Africans to buiald their communities, increase their wealth and make better lives for their children, their private property rights have to be secure, free from interference by others and any political force.…

Why RDP housing is keeping people poor

21 Dec 16   Martin van Staden
Most people would agree that racial discrimination characterised apartheid.…

RDP housing inadequate for transformation

15 Dec 16   Martin van Staden
Most people would agree that racial discrimination characterised apartheid.…

Time to get rid of the apartheid township

08 Dec 16   Martin van Staden
Municipal government throughout South Africa continues to own upwards of five million urban plots currently occupied by previously disadvantaged individuals.…

Support the Khaya Lam Land Reform Project

06 Dec 16   FMF Media Release
This is your chance to make a measurable, visible and tangible difference and help to bring about economic and social upliftment in South Africa for the small amount of R1850 The Khaya Lam (my house) Land Reform Project is an FMF initiative. Its aim is to convert all municipal council-­owned apartheid-era rental…