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Land restitution is yet another ANC disaster

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The ANC government, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said, lacked the political will to properly address the land issue and, particularly, land restitution.


23 Oct 2019
PREMIUM!
Land restitution is yet another ANC disaster

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In all the political dust being thrown up at the moment, never mind the stalling of the economy, it would have been easy to miss one of the most worrying observations yet about the land problem. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe didn’t mince his words when addressing a real estate industry summit: the ANC government, he said, lacked the political will to properly address the land issue and, particularly, land restitution. That’s quite a shocking indictment from one of the ANC’s elders and one of the voices of rationality and balance within the organisation. Motlanthe is clearly unhappy that the time...

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