7 months South African land reform panel recommends seizures without pay in certain circumstances MB |Biz
By Reuters JOHANNESBURG – An advisory report on land reform in South Africa has recommended changing the constitution to allow the government to seize land without compensation but only in certain circumstances. A farmer inspects his herd of cattle at his farm in Senekal, about 287km (178 miles) in the Eastern Free State, South Africa, in this February 29, 2012 photo.(REUTERS / Siphiwe Sibeko / File Photo / MANILA BULLETIN) The report by a presidential panel of experts, released on Sunday, poured water on wholesale land seizures without payment – as feared by some farmers, investors and foreign governments. It ... more