Brian Sokutu
Senior Print Journalist
3 minute read
13 Sep 2021
5:15 am

Land expropriation’s irreconcilable political differences harming progress, say analysts

Brian Sokutu

A brewing political gulf between the EFF and the ANC is philosophical and ideological.

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With land expropriation without compensation expected to feature prominently in the run-up to the local government polls as part of the campaigning arsenal, the ANC and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are far apart on the issue. Against the background of the parliamentary ad hoc committee this week adopting the report on the constitution 18th Amendment Bill, which will see the expropriation of land without compensation for the purpose of land reform embedded in the constitution, political analysts said the EFF’s vote against supporting the ANC and other smaller opposition parties indicated an irreconcilable chasm. University of South Africa political...