South Africa says must transfer of land from white to black owners

"Of about 128 million hectares of the landmass in South Africa, 70% are of white ownership"

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The South African parliament has backed a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation and the transfer of land from white to black owners. The motion was brought to parliament by the radical left Economic Freedom Fighters’ party (EFF). EFF leader, Mr. Julius Malema said “it was time for justice” on the land issue.

South African new President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the time of his inauguration that he would speed up the transfer of land to black people and has continued to press for constitutional changes to make its implementation possible. Tseliso Thipanyane after his return to South Africa’s Human Rights Commission, spoke to AfrobeatRadio's Wuyi Jacobs on the challenges and implications of Land Reform Land reform in South Africa.

Guest:

Tseliso Thipanyane, CEO of South Africa’s Human Rights Commission

Host:

Wuyi Jacobs

 

PRODUCTION

  • Wuyi Jacobs
  • Dennis Kabatto Oluwole
  • Akenataa Hamagaadji

Broadcast on Aug 01, 2018. #AfrobeatRadio, airs live Saturdays from 10:00 PM to Midnight EST. on WBAI 99.5 FM NYC Pacifica Radio  & streams live @ www.wbai.org