‘Just relax’: South African leader says land reform plan isn’t a land grab



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.


RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images

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. This process will end up very well

He also says he doesn’t expect South Africa to be targeted by sanctions as it…

Read More


320ro

Comments

comments