"This delay," the DA's statement on Allafrica.com
says, "is causing unnecessary confusion and paralysis in the crucial national issue of land reform." The ANC prefers not to complete the audit prior to the centenary commemoration of the 1913 Land Act next year for political reasons.
Earlier, Times Live
reported that Agriculture minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said that Section 25 of the Constitution allowed the government to expropriate land with compensation. This could be accomplished by "building the capacity of the state" and completing the land audit.For more: