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Political Desk: Voters unlikely to be convinced by ANC's land plans

21 May 2018 8:43 AM
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ANC
Land expropriation without compensation
Land reform
Land redistribution
Ingonyama Trust
ANC Land Summit
EWN reporter Qaanitah Hunter speaks to Bongani Bingwa about this weekend's ANC Land Summit.

The ANC has realised that the slow pace around land expropriation without compensation will not be enough to convince voters ahead of the 2019 elections.

That's according to Eyewitness news reporter Qaanitah Hunter.

The African National Congress held it's first Land Summit in Boksburg on Saturday.

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa on the Political Desk, Hunter says much of the discussion focused on Section 25 of the Constitution.

READ: Land Reform 101 - what you need to know

There was also a real analysis of what government has not been doing to implement its policies in regards to land reform.

Qaanitah Hunter, EWN reporter

Hunter says the topic of communal land and the issue of traditional leaders leasing land to the community was also a hot topic.

On Saturday, former President Kgalema Motlhante made a very controversial statement, where he said some traditional leaders are like 'tin pot dictators' when it comes to the land.

Qaanitah Hunter, EWN reporter

There have been some sticky issues around communal land and in addition the iNgonyama trust.

Qaanitah Hunter, EWN reporter

Listen to which commissions were at the summit...


21 May 2018 8:43 AM
Tags:
ANC
Land expropriation without compensation
Land reform
Land redistribution
Ingonyama Trust
ANC Land Summit

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