FMF NEWSLETTER 6 February 2019


FMF NEWSLETTER 6 February 2019   

Thank you to our donors and sponsors!

We are delighted to announce the success of the 2018/19 FMF R1 Million Challenge. We reached our target of R1 Million with the support of our wonderful donors and sponsors. The FMF is working on several projects that are expected to have a considerable positive influence on events in South Africa. The incredible generosity and steadfast moral support of our friends make the FMF’s vital work possible. We are truly grateful to all of you.

ARTICLE of the week  

Land discourse being used as smoke and mirrors – SINDILE VABAZA

The land debate, as hackneyed as it is, is being used by both the EFF and the ANC as a proxy fix to whitewash various crises that face the poor black majority in the country. In this article I’ll examine four basic reasons why “the land” by itself will neither restore dignity nor be a catalyst for the advancement for the poor black majority.

The government spends more on VIP protection than land reform:

In the 2018/19 national budget, R2.6 billion was allocated to land reform, something which UWC professor Ruth Hall describes as the acquisition and redistribution of land and a way to secure land rights for people.

To read further, please click here.

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