The African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that they will push to have the Constitution amended to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
Ramaphosa says the ANC lekgotla agreed to implement its conference resolution to expropriate land without compensation.
The EFF, as well as the ANC, combined they will grab about two thirds and pass the motion.— Lumkile Mondi, Senior lecturer at Wits Business school and Economics
What we have here is a party that has been swayed to amend the Constitution, however, we all know that the past 24 years this party has dismally failed to address the challenges of poverty, unemployment, and inequality.— Lumkile Mondi, Senior lecturer at Wits Business school and Economics
Revolutionary morning South Africa, in the name of Land Expropriation Without Compensation.— Fikile (Mr Fearfokkol) (@MbalulaFikile) August 1, 2018
The people spoke and the ANC listen - society needed more clarity from our movement on this issue and:
WE ARE GIVING THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT: LAND !! pic.twitter.com/id3Tq2QV7P
Mondi says as much as this is a move to drown the EFF, it is also a move by the ANC to gather support in Gauteng.
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