Thabo Mbeki slams ANC over land redistribution plan

Sep 27th, 2018 Lubabalo Poswa 616 Views

PRETORIA: Former South African president Thabo Mbeki on Tuesday accused the ruling ANC of abandoning its multiracial principles and becoming a “black party” due to its new land redistribution policy.

Current President Cyril Ramaphosa has said South Africa’s Constitution will be changed to explicitly allow for the expropriation of land without compensation so as to redistribute land to black people to tackle severe inequality 24 years after the end of apartheid.

Mbeki said the African National Congress, which led the fight against white-minority rule in South Africa, had “stood for the freedom of all humanity, black and white.