AfriForum says they welcome the comments made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that plans to expropriate land without compensation would be a disaster for South Africa’s economy and the people.
The Deputy Chairperson of the Presidential Panel of Experts on Land, Vuyo Mahlati, says the current 1975 Expropriation Act is unconstitutional.
The Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will be the first to expropriate land to build houses as soon as the enabling legislation is passed.
The African National Congress (ANC) plans to lay criminal charges against singer Steve Hofmeyr on Thursday. Hofmeyr went on a rant on Twitter in response to South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela’s alleged tirade about land.
The Aboriginal Khoisan Party says the Khoi and San people of South Africa are being unfairly left out of the land expropriation debate.