Attempts to re-expropriate assets of Sri Lanka’s privatized commercial plantations on the pretext of being under-utilized will undermine property rights and discourage investors, officials and analysts said.
The Expropriation Bill was adopted by the National Assembly late on Wednesday evening after the opposition DA, EFF, IFP, Freedom Front Plus and African Christian Democratic Party put their objections on record.
Preocupación frente al avance parlamentario que han tenido proyectos tendientes a expropiar tierras que pertenecen al Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria en Argentina.
In a context of conflict affecting northern Cabo Delgado, the government approved the request for allocation of 12,000 hectares of land located in Palma in favour of the Cabo Delgado Economic Development Promotion Centre (CPD), an unknown public entity created in May 2021 and whose attributions and competences are confused with the mandate of the Integrated Development Agency of the North (ADIN
Ils sont mécaniciens, maraîchers ou autres occupants expropriés le long du tracé du Train express régional de Dakar (TER) devant être inauguré lundi et réclament 76 millions d'euros à l'Etat sénégalais.
"Le TER nous a appauvris. C'est un projet qui a produit des morts-vivants", affirme à l'AFP Amina Bayo, une responsable d'un "Collectif des impactés du TER".
Almost four years’ of political manoeuvring to amend the Constitution to expressly provide compensationless expropriation ended with a whimper. But Tuesday’s debate brought out lowbrow political slander, with references to sell-outs, cowards, handlers and counter-revolutionaries across the floor of the House.
The Expropriation Expert Group, founded in 2013 as a collaborative effort of the universities of Cape Town, Groningen, and Nijmegen, is inviting original and innovative contributions to our sixth international conference and the fourth part of our Rethinking Expropriation Law series.
Bruce Whitfield gets comment from Associate Professor of Law Elmien Du Plessis (North West University).
Audio from the interview is available from Radio 702
The National Assembly has failed to pass the Constitutional Amendment Bill to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
On Tuesday, the ANC failed to convince parties and muster the two-thirds majority vote it needed to push the bill through.
Only 204 MPs voted in favour of the bill, while 145 voted against it.
The population of the Upper Sanaga division, in the centre region of Cameroon, have been going through a night mare to find what to eat on a daily basis.
Their crime is that a Chinese agro industry took interest in the agricultural potentials of their farming sites. They were then forced to watch the pieces of land that served them to farm and hunt being snatched away from them.
Parliament is scheduled to consider early next month the issue of the report that will recommend the amendment of the Constitution to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
The Section 25 Committee adopted its report for tabling to the National Assembly in September.