Land reform in SA: Committee requests 30-day extension

What's the state of land expropriation without compensation? Gareth Edwards is joined by Parliament's ad hoc committee Chairperson, Mathole Motshekga. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The chairperson of the ad hoc committee dealing with land expropriation without compensation says its work must be completed this year.

The committee has asked for a 30-day extension to finalise outstanding matters.

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EFF and ANC MPs are at loggerheads over the form of the proposed amendment.

The parties must agree on the new wording of the Constitution regarding land expropriation.

Professor Ruth Hall from the University of Western Cape says the proposed amendment will not make it through Parliament if they don't.

Let’s take a look now at the progress being made to change the wording of the constitution, regarding land expropriation. Nearly three years since the process to change the clause began, it seems the two parties involved are not in agreement. eNCA's Professor Ruth Hall, from UWC’s Institute for Policy Land and Agrarian Studies. Courtesy #DStv403


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