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“No, South Africa’s Constitution Doesn’t Prevent Us From Addressing The Land Question” – Huffington Post

20 November 2016


By Prof Elmien Du Plessis

“…The role of land and land reform in reconciliation is a contentious issue. When the interim Constitution was negotiated, parties at opposite end of the table wanted to ensure that their interests are included. The (mostly) white landowners needed to know that their property rights would be respected, and on the other hand people wanted to ensure that land reform got the Constitutional entrenchment it deserves. This ultimately culminated in section 25 of the Constitution, which may look a schizophrenic on first reading…” – Huffington Post

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