South Africa may take land from white farmers – So What

The South African government is debating whether to expropriate land from white farmers and give it to black South Africans.

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Land expropriation means taking property and land without any form of financial compensation. Critics of the proposed plans say it will run South Africa’s economy and increase poverty as it did in Zimbabwe.

Meanwhile supporters believe it’s an attempt to move beyond South Africa’s history of racism – and is a step towards redressing some of the most damaging legacies of apartheid, townships and segregation.


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