- President Ramaphosa promised that anarchy and land grabs will not be allowed
- The president feels that if land expropriation is done right it will empower South Africa
- The history of how land was taken away must be kept in mind, according to President Ramaphosa
The land reformation issue is causing lots of divides and questions among South Africans. President Cyril Ramaphosa tried to calm any fears and doubts South Africans have about land expropriation.
The president spoke in Johannesburg at a conference with investors of AB InBev Africa and South African Breweries.
President Ramaphosa insists that land expropriation will be done in a way that secures a positive outcome for all South Africans.
He added that the government will not let anarchy or land grabs just happen.
I am saying we will handle this challenge. Once we addressed and resolved the land question, the country will take off.
The president added he believes that if apartheid could be completely removed in South Africa, a solution for the problems with land expropriation would be found.
Then South Africa can "really unleash its power,".
News24 reports that President Ramaphosa feels the way land was taken away in the first place is still an open wound to many South Africans.
That remains in the hearts and minds of this country. The sore remains alive and bleeding.
He added that South Africa's history must be kept in mind when solving the land expropriation problem.
Many South Africans are still unsure of how successful land expropriation will be:
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