February 27, 2018 / 3:09 PM / 9 months ago

South Africa's parliament endorses land expropriation without compensation

CAPE TOWN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - South Africa’s parliament on Tuesday passed a motion brought by the radical left party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), to carry out land expropriation without compensation, a key pillar of the ruling ANC government and new President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The motion, which would include a review of the constitution, was brought by leader of the EFF Julius Malema and was passed by an overwhelming majority of 241 votes in favour versus 83 votes against the proposal. (Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Editing by James Macharia)

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