Ramaphosa lauds our farming success — but expropriation will kill it

The idea of a weak state widening its powers to take assets belonging to others, instead of helping farmers, is a red flag


Optimism is probably South Africans’ most ironic quality — and an asset you would imagine it would be foolish to take for granted.

We have a socioeconomic crisis due to policies and managerial incompetence that deepen rather than address joblessness, there is an energy crisis, deficiencies in education, low economic growth, declining municipal services, capital flight and vulnerability to crime. ..

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