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Zuma proposes shifting 1913 cut-off date for land claims

03 March 2016

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President Jacob Zuma on Thursday raised the prospect of shifting the goalposts in terms of land claims, re-opening the debate on whether the cut-off date for claims should be 1913 when legislation paving the way for black people to be dispossessed of their land was passed.

“I believe, as a son of a black man, being black, being on my own as always, that you need to shift that cut-off date, but you need to find a reasonable way of addressing the issue, within the Consitution, within the law…,” Zuma said as he veered off his prepared annual speech to the National House of Traditional Leaders in Parliament.

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