Temba Nolutshungu: “SA doesn’t understand the can of worms it is opening

Temba Nolutshungu: “SA doesn’t understand the can of worms it is opening

- Temba Nolutshungu is the director of the Free Market Foundation

- Nolutshungu was detained twice under apartheid, in terms of the General Law Amendment Act and the Terrorism Act.

- He gave his opinion over land expropriation without compensation at the Free Market Foundation

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Director of the Free Market Foundation, Temba Nolutshungu is no stranger to conflict. In fact, he was detained twice during the Apartheid era in terms of the General Law Amendment Act and the Terrorism Act.

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Speaking recently on the topic of land expropriation without compensation, Nolutshungu had the following to say:

“I just could not comprehend how, given our history in terms of the Natives Land Act, we could contemplate this.”

He added that he believes land expropriation is something that is enshrined in the constitution and that it is not something that can be easily removed. When speaking about the amendment he added that:

“So if it does happen that this initiative carries through and the amendment is effected to the constitution so that it becomes possible for land – and in a broader sense property – to be expropriated without compensation, heaven help us all,” he said.

He also reminded everyone that if implemented, it is something that would apply to all South African, and not just white ones.

Terence Corrigan added to this sentiment and stated that expropriation without compensation did nothing to alleviate daily issues, let alone the issues raised by Kgalema Motlanthe’s high-level panel on the assessment of key legislation and the acceleration of fundamental change.

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Briefly.co.za featured an article in which EFF hits back after Mbeki labels land expropriation issues as racist

On Tuesday Mbeki had a go at the ANC and the EFF over their stance on land expropriation without compensation and so, the EFF had their turn to give it back.

Political commentator, Moeletsi Mbeki, has been accused by The Economic Freedom Fighters, of “dancing to the tune of AfriForum”. Mbeki said on Tuesday that the African National Congress and EFF’s stance on land expropriation without compensation was a mere attack on the white population.

Ahead of the general elections next year, Mbeki says the conversation on land is about attracting voters, Briefly.co.za gathered. EWN reported that Mbeki was speaking at the “Nation in Conversation” panel discussion at the Nampo gathering in Bothaville on Tuesday. Mbeki said in order for the ANC to bring back voters who are abandoning the ruling party is by attacking the white population.

Nampo held in Bothaville in the Free State, Mbeki was speaking at the Nation in Conversation panel discussion.

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