Expropriation means to expropriate everything – all properties are included here, to take it, without compensation – that is what government wants to implement – and that is bolshevism. Especially, if you are white and you own a property, a business, a company, a tour agency, engineering, farming, shares in any company, vehicles used for your businesses, it is included to expropriate – read it with their ANC constitution. The government, with their left wing parties in parliament will make sure they expropriate everything – same happened in Zimbabwe too. Who stopped them in our neighbouring country? Nobody.
Look at the murder rates in Zimbabwe since that was make “legal”. The process of state-sanctioned land grab was given further momentum when another parliamentary motion was passed on.
Read what happened in Zimbabwe as well:
The ANC have enough votes to change their own liberal 1955 manifesto (constitution) to get all land and everything they want, for free (without compensation). The millions of immigrants from Africa are also included here to be part of the “public interest”. Where do they live today? Around us all.
Immigrants are already here to receive more and more land, houses, schools, medical aid, grants, etc – all for free. They think so. That is why the deputy minister (Police) already said that some areas have already 70-80% population of immigrants and he referred to certain areas in Witwatersrand.
Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu (photo) has voiced her satisfaction with the draft legislation on the expropriation of land without compensation already having been published.
Sisulu said she hoped the process could be fast-tracked. While introducing her department’s budget vote, Sisulu said her department would like to be the first to benefit from this legislation. She said she is very glad that Parliament has finally got to this point where they will be able to expropriate land and she would like to be the first taker.
The draft legislation determines that land would not be expropriated without compensation for any other reason except for public interest. She also said that there is any greater public interest than that they represent in Human Settlements.
Sisulu said government has delivered more than four million houses in housing opportunities. They do not know exactly how many houses were already built, and how many of them belong to immigrants and not to citizens of South Africa.
They can not claim they are landless, because that is a lie.
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So many articles said there are 7.6 million (2019) registered properties, but 2-3 articles (Afrika check) said there are only 4.7 million. Afrika check is also funded by Open Society – George Soros. They can not claim they are landless.
Claim: Since 1994, over 4.7 million free houses have been built, benefiting over 14 million people. This has meant a massive extension of home ownership, growing the productive assets of our people.
Government often refers to “housing opportunities” when reporting on delivery.
Housing opportunities and houses built are not the same because housing opportunities include serviced sites – plots of land – without houses.
The department of human settlements provided this breakdown of housing opportunities delivered from 1994 to last year. (The figures for April to December 2018 are preliminary.)
Houses built include subsidised houses, rental accommodation, hostel upgrades and council houses where ownership was granted. If both a serviced stand and a house are provided, these count as one housing opportunity.
Spokesperson Xolani Xundu said the Enhanced Extended Discount Benefit Scheme “provides state subsidies to repair and/or rehabilitate, and even demolish and rebuild where necessary, government [rental] houses built before 1994 and then transfer houses into the ownership of legitimate occupants”.
Asked about the source of the number in the claim, the ANC said the “more than 4.7 million” in fact referred to housing opportunities and not houses built.
It said it would make this “clearer” in the online version of the manifesto.
The manifesto claims that “more than” 14 million people benefited from the delivery of free houses.
If the number of housing opportunities provided (4.8 million) is multiplied by the average household size (3.3 according to the 2016 Community Survey), it comes to 15.8 million. However, it would not be correct to say that this number of people benefited from “free houses” because housing opportunities include serviced stands without houses. (NO change there is only 1 child)
Marie Huchzermeyer, a professor at Wits University’s School of Architecture and Planning, previously told Africa Check that an uncritical celebration of numbers should be avoided. She highlighted concerns such as the fact that “so many of these houses have been placed in very poor urban environments”, as well as the service-delivery burden placed on municipalities.
The claim that “more than 4.7 million free houses” have been built since 1994 is incorrect. A total of 3.3 million housing units were built and not all of them were free.
The ANC did provide responses to our questions about the sources of claims in its manifesto, but the party did not make use of an opportunity to comment on our findings.
- This package is part of a journalism partnership with Africa Check, the continent’s leading fact-checking organisation. The project aims to ensure that claims made by those in charge of state resources and of delivering essential services are factually correct. In the run-up to this year’s national and provincial elections, it is increasingly important that voters are able to make informed decisions.