News 20.2.2018 03:06 pm

ANC resolute on expropriation of land without compensation

ANC Minister Naledi Pandor said the redistribution of land will help address nutrition and increase food security in the country.

Speaking during the debate on the state of the nation address yesterday, Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor said the ANC will not waver on the policy of the expropriation of land without compensation.

ANC resolute on expropriation of land without compensation
ANC resolute on expropriation of land without compensation

ANC resolute on expropriation of land without compensation

ANC Minister Naledi Pandor said the redistribution of land will help address nutrition and increase food security in the country.

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Radicalised Stockholm truck attacker sought to avenge IS dead
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An Uzbek asylum seeker who has admitted to a deadly Stockholm truck attack testified Tuesday that he wanted to pressure Sweden’s government to end its support of a coalition fighting the Islamic State group and avenge its killed members.
Togo to free 45 opposition supporters from custody
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Germany seeks to fine scientists over monkey experiments
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Malawi cholera outbreak kills nine
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Nehawu calls for probe into alleged corruption in North West health department
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South Africa

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