Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has made an impassioned appeal to the World Bank to grant Eskom a $3.75-billion loan to help it build its controversial 4800MW coal-fired power station at Medupi in Limpopo.
Rural Development and Land Affairs Minister Gugile Nkwinti yesterday failed to put out the fires raging over suggestions that productive farmland could be nationalised, instead raising new fears with a proposal that appears to curb property rights.
The green paper on agrarian transformation, rural development, and land reform is expected to be submitted to Parliament by the end of April, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Wednesday.
The decision by the Planning and Building Management Department of the Cape Town City Council to replace the city’s 27 ‘archaic’ separate zoning schemes with a single zoning scheme covering the entire city could just be the good news that Cape property developers have waited two decades to hear.
If you’re buying a home in an established estate or cluster development, it is important to bear in mind that the future value of your property will depend not only on its individual location and condition, but also on how well the development as a whole is managed by the homeowners’ association (HOA).