7 honest reactions to land reform report’s adoption by Parliament

7 honest reactions to land reform report’s adoption by Parliament

South Africans heard the news that Parliament adopted the report that calls for the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitutions to allow for land expropriation without compensation. Not everyone was as pleased as the EFF.

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Thursday morning, 15 November, saw the Joint Constitutional Review Committee accept and adopt a report that calls for the amendment of Section 25 of the Constitution.

Briefly.co.za reported that this amendment will make it possible for land expropriation without compensation to legally happen. A lengthy deliberation and consultation process saw the Economic Freedom Fighters' Deputy President, Floyd Shivambu, offer a motion that the Constitution be amended.

The report was accepted with a vote of 12 to 4. The Economic Freedom Fighters are happy that an idea they set in motion, has gained so much momentum.

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However, not all South Africans are as excited by the prospect. Many people feel that the process that got the report where it is, was not entirely fair and factual.

In fact, some people think that submissions against expropriation were simply ignored by the state.

Disgruntled South Africans took to social media to express their views on the matter. Here's what they had to say:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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