October 23, 2018

You had to admire the members of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission at last week’s hearing of the National Council of Province’s (NCOP’s) Select Committee on Trade and International Relations.

Land expropriation without compensation has already galvanized much public debate and contestation amongst leadership from all sectors, but AYESHA MOTALA, from UCT’s Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC), asks what does this mean for people living in rural areas?

The Border Management Authority Bill may finally have reached the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), after being passed by the National Assembly in June last year. But this comes years after the legislation was first mooted.

Zuma’s connections in the undercover world of security and intelligence face being exposed in the clean-up currently underway, and they are doing their best to prevent that, MARIANNE THAMM writes in Daily Maverick.

Parliament’s High Level Panel (HLP) could provide much-needed guidance and answers to the current land debate, writes ANINKA CLAASSENS.

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