Green paper consultation on land reform to be completed in March [178KB]
The robust engagement on the Green Paper on Land Reform will be completed before the end of March. Deputy Rural Development Minister Lechesa Tsenoli made the announcement after meeting with the National Reference Group (NAREG) to get progress reports on the work being undertaken regarding the Green Paper on Land Reform.
No bond for 83% of households [255KB]
Four out of five households do not qualify for mortgages, according to an SA Institute of Race Relations survey. The survey estimated that the incomes of about 83% of the country's nearly 14million households are not enough to qualify for bank loans.
Informal settlements could be our cities of the future [268KB]
Shantytown is the new normal in our cities. SA is one of the world's biggest manufacturers of shantytowns, commonly known as informal settlements. According to official reports, there are about 2700 informal settlements in SA.
State employees now own stakes in top malls in SA [262KB]
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has bought two property companies that give government employees and retired public servants stakes in some of SA's premium shopping centres