S. Africa’s Controversial Land Expropriation Stirs Emotions, Uncertainty

Plans by South Africa's government to change the law to allow land expropriation without compensation have provoked an emotional response, even reaching the ears of President Donald Trump, who signaled his disapproval last month in a controversial tweet in which he ordered U.S. officials to investigate the situation. South Africa’s government says it may change the constitution to allow expropriation of some land without compensation, in a bid to redress historical wrongs that left land mostly in the hands of the white minority. Hearings began last month to look into...

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Published By: VOA Africa - Tuesday, 11 September

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