Support for amendment of Section 25 bill reverberates

JANE FURSE – Public consultations on the amendment of section 25, which speaks to expropriation of land without compensation and equal distribution, took place in Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality at Jane Furse Comprehensive School on Saturday, 24 October 2020.

Advocate Bongani Bongo, the delegation leader, representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Sekhukhune District Municipality (SDM) and various stakeholders braced the scotching heat to partake in consultation process.

Community members present on the day supported the amendment of the bill and called for government to move at speed in its implementation.

Making submissions, Mpho Matjomae, a community member, said he supported the amendment of the bill and wished for government not to prolong the programme’s implementation process.

Matjomane said African were poor while land remained in the hand of the minority and that needed to be corrected.

Solly Selahle, another community member, said he fully supported the bill’s amendment because there was no prove to that day that all the minority land owners were indeed rightful claimants.

Democratic Alliance Caucus leader in SDM, Solomon Maila, agreed that land needed be given to its rightful owners.

The department indicated that on 20 February 2020, the committee initiated introduced legislation amending section 25 of the constitution.

It informed that Committee Chairperson, Dr Mathole Motshekga, said at the time that it had adopted its revised draft programme for public hearings that were intended to be held across the South Africa.

At the time, Motshekga said that would ensure that people complied with the constitution, something paramount in importance.

The public participation sessions would be rolled out across all districts of the province. In closing remarks, Advocate Bongani Bongo, delegation leader, assured all participants that their submissions would be taken into consideration before the finalization of the amendment of the bill was tabled in parliament processes for adoption and implementation.   

Thapelo Motseo

COMPANY BACKGROUND Sekhukhune Times was founded in 2015 for the purpose of providing Sekhukhune community and businesses with quality news. The business is operated within the Sekhukhune district municipality which consist of four municipality namely Fetakgomo Tubatse Local Municipality, Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality and Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality . Sekhukhune Times help the readers to become aware of their surroundings from social life, to the news happening in the community and also not forgetting what’s happening on the outside world’ it brings you all the news in a convenient and simple language that community can understand and It is released every Thursday and distributed through various mine, shops, , pubiic institutions and in schools. Complimentary copies are distributed to advertisers. The publication is also available online www.sekhukhunetimes.co.za Sekhukhune Times bring you all the news you need to know about the community, events coming up, speeches and also some tips on surviving student life as well as anything which you feel could be beneficial to students voicing out their opinions. MISSION . To became a cross border publication that will link young people from all corners of the world. . To became a source of information to the youth and community in general. .To became a tool for businesses big and small to market their products. .To serve as a communication tool for businesses, government, school and communities in general. .To offer jobs to young people and thus participate in eradicating unemployment, which is a major contributor to increase in crime, AIDS and poverty in our communities. .Provide auxiliary services such as printing, layout and design and photography for other institutions. . Sekhukhune Times is committed to providing the client with a quality product at competitive price within schedule. . At all time we will address and service the customers, requirements, comply with specifications, standards and technical requirements, act ethically and with dignity

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com