The Concept Bill on Expropriation without Compensation was recently published for public comment. If this Bill is approved into law, it would mean that the state will have the power to expropriate land in South Africa without compensation. There are fundamental flaws in the Bill that seriously threaten property rights.

Concept Bill

AfriForum has therefore already launched a comprehensive campaign against expropriation without compensation on local, national and international level. Read more about these actions below.

Expropriation


South African farmers are indeed in a serious crisis – Ernst Roets

The New York Times responded to the recent tweet by President Donald Trump on the situation in South Africa with two scathing articles: One by Kimon de Greef and Palko Karasz, who argue that the President’s tweet was based on ‘false claims’; the other by Julie...

Motion over land reform a violation of the 1994 agreement

AfriForum labelled today’s motion that was accepted in Parliament, in terms of which a process will be launched to execute land reform without compensation, as a violation of the 1994 agreement. Ernst Roets, Deputy CEO of AfriForum, says that the historic settlement...

AfriForum starts campaign against Expropriation Bill

The civil rights organisation AfriForum today launched a campaign to involve the public in taking a stand against the Draft Bill on Expropriation after Thulas Nxesi, Minister of Public Works, published the Draft Bill in the Government Gazette on 21 December 2018 and...

Ramaphosa should take IMF warning about property rights to heart

The civil rights organisation AfriForum believes Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa, the government and the ruling ANC should seriously reconsider their policy with regard to the expropriation of private property, especially in the light of the warning that the International...