Since the ANC resolved to change the constitution on expropriation of land without compensation at its policy conference in December, government officials from the President down have gone to great lengths to assure the international community that this process would unfold within the confines of the rule of law.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says if Parliament concludes the expropriation of land without compensation without looking at the written submissions that would render the process useless.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will build consensus on issues such as land reform to enhance the economy.
South African farmers have demanded Donald Trump “leave us the hell alone” after the US president criticised the country’s land reform plans, accusing him of trying to deflect attention from his own scandals.
The United States says it believes that land expropriation without compensation would send South Africa down the wrong path.