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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Deutsche Welle, 3 October 2018
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The Conversation Africa, 26 September 2018
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The opening of the conference on land in Windhoek.
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