Ramaphosa: "We're going to take that land, whether they like it or not"

Ramaphosa: "We're going to take that land, whether they like it or not"

- Ramaphosa and his leadership travelled to KwaZulu-Natal as part of their tribute week, in honour of former ANC leaders

- He was joined by his former presidency rival, Dlamini-Zuma

- During a talk with the press, Ramaphosa said land expropriation without compensation will happen, whether ‘they’ like it or not

On Monday, new ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa said they would be taking back land whether ‘they’ like it or not.

Ramaphosa was accompanied by the top six and former presidency hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to KwaZulu-Natal, as part of a tribute week, where they honour previous ANC presidents.

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Following their trips to the graves in the province, Ramaphosa talked to the media about the ruling party’s vision and mission.

Ramaphosa had met Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini on Sunday, where the king was given several livestock as a gift from the new ANC leader.

While addressing the media, Ramaphosa recalled his meeting with the king, as well as discussed land expropriation without compensation, The South African reported.

Briefly.co.za gathered Ramaphosa recently said taking back the land will turn South Africa into the garden of Eden.

However, he is also feels it is of utmost importance that the land redistribution be done in such a way that the food security or economy not be hurt.

On Monday, the new leader insisted that the land be seized, irrespective of whether “they” like it or not.

“20 years later, indeed we are saying we are taking back the land and giving it back to our people. The commitment made at last year’s conference is a promise that we are going to keep.”, he said.

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Ramaphosa also repeated his promise to eliminate corruption within the ranks of the party, as he said corruption undermines “the interest of our people as a whole”.

With the ANC now turning 106, Ramaphosa would be seen travelling across South Africa, as celebrations and party events will continue.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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