South Africa’s Ramaphosa says won’t allow illegal land grabs

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South Africa will not allow illegal land grabs, new President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday, after lawmakers backed plans for land expropriation without compensation last month.

“We cannot have a situation where we allow land grabs, because that is anarchy,” Ramaphosa said in a speech in parliament. “We cannot have a situation of anarchy when we have proper constitutional means through which we can work to give land to our people.”

Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by James Macharia

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