Trump sends officials to investigate land expropriation in SA

Trump sends officials to investigate land expropriation in SA

US President Donald Trump has reportedly sent his officials to investigate South Africa's land expropriation process. The delegation had called for transparency in the process, saying that there has been misinformation released in America surrounding the topic.

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United States officials visited Mzansi recently, sent by President Donald Trump as part of an investigation into land reform processes.

According to BusinessTech, the delegation had been instructed to investigate land seizures, expropriation without compensation and farm murders.

They had met with AgriSA, Grain SA and African National Congress officials last week Friday to discuss how land expropriation might impact South African property rights.

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AgriSA had highlighted the list of identified targets for expropriation in the Northern Cape, warning that the ruling party would bring an 'economic catastrophe' to the nation if it sought to expropriate productive farms.

The US had been asked by AgriSA to step in to prevent land grabs and lower the high farm murder rates in South Africa.

Sullivan further called for transparency so that the agriculture and economic sectors aren't adversely affected by an unclear process, reducing investor confidence as well as the confidence of South Africans.

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Sullivan further called for transparency so that the agriculture and economic sector aren't adversely affected by an unclear process, reducing investor confidence as well as the confidence of South Africans.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier this month that the USA had extended sanctions against more than 130 individuals and entities in Zimbabwe for another year. Trump reportedly felt that the government had failed to make the changes it needed to in order to restore democracy.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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