No Constitutional Amendment on Land Reform Until After Polls?

The actual process of amending the South African Constitution's clauses on land expropriation will only happen after the national elections, ANC constitutional review committee member Vincent Smith has said. This comes after several experts appeared before Parliament's ad hoc committee to determine what would be necessary to amend section 25 of the Constitution.

Land reform is favouring businesses over poor individuals, two researchers have claimed.


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