Namibian President Calls for Expropriation of Land

Namibian President Hage Geingob has said he will push forward with expropriating land and redistributing it to the majority black population in the country. "Many Namibians were driven off their productive land," said Geingob as he opened a national land policy conference in Windhoek. During his speech, he pointed to similar proposals made by South Africa's government.

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The opening of the conference on land in Windhoek.


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