South Africa In Chaos As Gov’t Begins Seizing White Owned Farms

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South Africa's hard-left government has begun forcibly seizing white-owned farmland, at the same time as extreme gun control measures are introduced to confiscate guns from the people.

South Africa’s hard-left government has begun forcibly seizing white-owned farmland, at the same time as extreme gun control measures are introduced to confiscate guns from the people.

Johannesburg-based newspaper City Press reported a letter was sent to owners Akkerland Boerdery that said: “Notice is hereby given that a terrain inspection will be held on the farms on April 5, 2018 at 10am in order to conduct an audit of the assets and a handover of the farm’s keys to the state.

Akkerland Boerdery immediately took out an urgent injunction to prevent eviction until a court had ruled on the issue, but the Department of Rural Development and Land Affairs has refused the application.

The Express reports: Annelie Crosby, spokeswoman for the agricultural industry association AgriSA, told City Press: “What makes the Akkerland case unique is that they apparently were not given the opportunity to first dispute the claim in court, as the law requires.”

ANC spokesman ZiZi Kodwa refused to reveal details of the farms being targeted and has attempted to cal investor fears, adding the proposed seizures were “tied to addressing the injustices of the past”.

He told City Press: “Over time I think the markets as well as investors will appreciate that what we are doing is creating policy certainty and creating the conditions for future investment.”

Tensions among South Africa’s white farming community has been escalating since the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President earlier the year, who committed his African National Congress (ANC) to land expropriation.

Last week, ANC chairman Gwede Mantashe sparked panic among the farming community when he said: “You shouldn’t own more than 25,000 acres of land.

“Therefore if you own more it should be taken without compensation.

“People who are privileged never give away privilege as a matter of a gift.

“And that is why we say, to give you the tools, revisit the constitution so that you have a legal tool to do it.”

A record number of white South African farmers have put their land up for sale amid fears the ruling party is considering confiscating properties bigger than 25,000 acres.

The government was accused of drawing up a list of almost 200 farms it allegedly wants to seize from white farmers, with AfriForum, a civil rights group representing the white Afrikaner minority, adding the document was being circulated by ministers as the ruling powers prepare to implement the policy.

It invited farmers to check if they were on it and urged them to make contact “so we can prepare a joint legal strategy”.

But the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform denied the list was real with spokeswoman Linda Page telling News24: “We don’t know where they got this from. There is no truth in this document.”

On Sunday, Afriforum CEO Ernest Roets confirmed that the two farms – Salaitna and Lukin – were the first two to be targeted.

He said: “So the debate about the authenticity of the list is settled then?

“We hope that the gravity of the state’s plans for expropriation is understood and that people will see through the dishonesty of the Department of Land Reform and Rural Development.

“We hope that the attempts to discredit the legitimacy of the list has now been proven to be malicious for good. We shouldn’t be misled by those who sing Kumbaya while the state is planning to expropriate property.”

AgriSA has labelled Afriforum’s decision to release the list as “irresponsible” and inflammatory” dying “cursory background research” showed several inaccuracies, including that a number of farmers were joint ventures co-owend by black people.

Earlier this month, cattle farmer Jo-an Engelbrecht told ABC that his farm just outside Johannesburg was now “worth zero”.

He said: “We had several auctions in the last two or three weeks cancelled because there was no people interested in buying the land.

“Why would you buy a farm to know the government’s going to take it?”

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

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12 Comments

  1. This is what communism/socialism is all about. That and murdering around 100 million people over the last hundred years or so.

    • Consider what The UN did about Robert Mugabe and his efforts to have his own Bank, Schools, Tax Collection, Municipal Administration, Farms etc. and to promote that for Mr Ramaphosa is acceptable.
      BEE (Belligerence, Expropriation, and Extermination) are Nazi, Racist and Colonialist policy’s and are prohibited in UN Declarations, Conventions, Statutes etc.

  2. The whites came in, built up the infrastructure, and the blacks steal it and destroy it or let it go to shit.

    • Yes, the perfect, majestic, peaceful and hypercivilized, super smart European man comes in, and builds it all up with great class, vigor, elegance and perfection. Then, the evil Island N!gg3rs or come in and tear it all down, which such force and evil as to leave the strong and innocent European man defenseless, and to render him unable to defend. Such, yielding a situation so vile, that it’s not of course a typical case of EuroNarcissism. Oh no no, it’s the poor White Man being victimized, once again, by all the evil non-European people of the world. And it was sponsored by Jews (an 80-95% European-based stock). I can’t forget that.

  3. Build it, they disarm you, they steal it, they kill you.

    Let Africa return to huts and stickerbush fences. No more foreign aid – let nature sort it out.

    • oh hello Africa has been looted ,especially South Africa for trillions and trillions in diamonds coffee slaves etcetera by Europeans Americans /English , who controlled most of it , owes them trillions in repatriations for their crimes .And they steal the ” foreign aid “too .The africans get old cast off clothes and other rags.

  4. Spectators do support their favorite team in sport and in politics there is no difference. Mr Ramaphosa is being held to ransom by food producers in South Africa, shop keepers, and the banks. The UN Charter, Statutes, Treaties, Conventions, Declarations, Covenants, that I collect and promote prohibit these acts. The Whites in South Africa do not understand that as a minority their Rights do not include a servitude over other groups of people, interference in their affairs etc. and the UN and its Legal Courts will do nothing about this situation. Article 233 of the South African Constitution refers to this, and it is trashed by the whites in South Africa.

  5. More victim white people. If you can’t fight, you must flight. Either you fight the oppressive system, of you flee from it. Those are the only two options in the real world. Start learning, white man.

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