South Africa

Foreigners get nod on land ownership

The South African government appears to have abandoned the notion that foreigners should not own land in SA by proposing that foreigners enjoy freehold title but with conditions applied.

Land deals raise food security hopes

By handing over 80,000 hectares of untilled land to a few dozen South African farmers, authorities in the Republic of Congo are confident they will greatly improve domestic agricultural expertise and reduce the country's chronic dependence on food imports