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


Ramaphosa should take IMF warning about property rights to heart

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...

Motion over land reform a violation of the 1994 agreement

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...

ANC’s plan to steal property places South Africa on Zimbabwean road

ANC’s plan to steal property places South Africa on Zimbabwean road

The civil rights watchdog AfriForum says that the ANC’s decision to amend South Africa’s Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation boils down to a decision to commit theft and to place the country on the same road of destruction that Zimbabwe followed...

AfriForum releases blitz guide against land occupation

AfriForum releases blitz guide against land occupation

AfriForum and AfriBusiness released a guide on land occupation in Pretoria today. The civil rights organisation emphasised at the conference that communities must protect their properties themselves and should not count on Government. This statement is strengthened by...