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Land reform will not violate constitution: Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa says land reforms will adhere to the country’s constitution and will respect the human rights of all its people.
The ANC is aiming to change the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation to address racial disparities. Picture: Moneyweb

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa told the European Parliament on Wednesday that South Africa will enact land reforms in adherence to the country’s constitution and with respect for the human rights of all its people.

“This problem of land will be resolved through adherence to the rule of law and adherence to the constitution,” Ramaphosa told lawmakers.

Read: Land expropriation unnerves investors – World Bank executive

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress aims to change the constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation to address racial disparities in ownership that persist more than two decades after apartheid’s demise in 1994. 

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…but of course CR will say that: he’s (now) addressing the European Parliament (and not the local electorate)

CR can “dance” very well indeed 😉

Reality is that “dance” actually means “lies” but slimy Cyril thinks he can keep selling his garbage indefinitely, and maybe he can. Reality is that he has set SA firmly on the path of Zim and Venezuela.

“It wont violate the constitution, because we are going to change that thing to suit our current needs (which is for more votes to continue the looting)” CR

I wish we could believe him. I wish that he had a leg to stand on. I wish that he had a mandate for his utterances. Contrary to general perception, politicians are not leaders, they are followers. They follow the people who put them in a position to earn a salary. They are followers who have no alternative but to implement the wishes of their supporters. If they act contrary to the wishes of their supporters their political lives will be very short.

So, what our president says is irrelevant. What does count is what his supporters say. And the message at the last ANC congress and the land-reform hearings were quite clear.

No, properly done, it probably won’t but what will violate the constitution, food supply, human rights and property ownership will be the great Zuma legacy.

The 30 odd million that he managed to keep uneducated in the platteland, that the EFF, BFLF and ANC are now exploiting with lies and propaganda will be the ones that will burn, pillage and destroy the country.

CR how will you keep them in check? As they say “Are you ready?”

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