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South Africa votes to take back ‘stolen’ land from white owners

By Adedamola Agboola, blackenterprise.com

After a heated debate at its 54th annual conference, the African National Congress, South Africa’s majority ruling party, decided to formally adopt a policy that would expropriate land from white owners without compensation.

During President Cyril Ramaphosa’s February 16 State of the Union address, he said his government will accelerate the land distribution program.

And last week, South Africa lawmakers voted 241-83 on a motion that would begin a constitutional amendment process of Section 25 that would make it possible to seize land from white owners to be transferred to black citizens without any financial compensation.

Read more at http://www.blackenterprise.com/south-africa-votes/

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