‘Just relax’: South African leader insists his land reform plan won’t mean land grabs


South African President Cyril Ramaphosa looks on during a meeting of the South African ruling party African National Congress (ANC) at the Nelson Mandela Youth Centre in Chatsworth township outside of Durban on September 8, 2018.

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Some groups in South Africa are worried about economic damage should the ruling party expropriate land without compensation

JOHANNESBURG — Relax.

That’s the message South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has for anyone fretting about the nation’s plans for land reform, which drew a critical tweet from President Donald Trump last month.

Ramaphosa said Tuesday that “land grabs” won’t be allowed and that land redistribution designed to address racial inequities will be orderly.

Just relax….

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