Zuma says South Africa will allow expropriation of land without compensation

Zuma says South Africa will allow expropriation of land without compensation
 

South Africa will amend its laws to allow expropriation of land without compensation for owners as it tries to speed up the redistribution of land to its black majority, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.
Expropriation without compensation would mark a radical policy departure for Zuma's ruling African National Congress (ANC), shifting from a willing buyer-willing seller approach to more radical alternatives.
Most of South Africa's land remains in white hands over two decades after the end of apartheid.
"We need to take bold steps that will transform our economy, including land... read more

 
24 February 2017 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Reuters
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