Derek Hanekom showed his full support for land expropriation

Derek Hanekom showed his full support for land expropriation

- Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, backs the government's land expropriation without compensation

- According to Hanekom, the land was stolen and should be taken back

- Hanekom assured South Africans that expropriation will only happen where deemed necessary

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South Africa's tourism minister recently showed his support for the South African government's land expropriation without compensation plans.

On Thursday, Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism, was talking to the media during the launch of Tourism Month.

TimesLIVE reports Hanekom stated people can call it what they like but the land was stolen originally.

Hanekom then added that expropriation will not be happening on all land in South Africa, only where it is necessary.

The minister feels that expropriation will be done responsibly and that it should be done to address imbalances in South Africa.

Hanekom assured that it will not result in a "land-grabbing spree,".

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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