Ramaphosa not worried about sanctions


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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday dismissed fears that South Africa may come under sanctions if it carries out a proposal to expropriate white farms without compensation.

US President Donald Trump tweeted last month that white farmers were being forced off their land and many of them killed, touching on the overwhelmingly white ownership of farmland in South Africa: one of the most sensitive issues in the country’s post-apartheid history.

President Trump said he had asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to look into the reforms, which have raised fears that the policy could have disastrous repercussions like in neighbouring Zimbabwe, whose economy was ruined in the process.

“We have no reason to believe that any country would impose sanctions on South Africa for any…

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