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Card image 22 June 2018 Daily Maverick

SA gears up for public hearings on land – but logistical challenges are immense

On Monday 26 June 2018, Parliament will embark on six weeks’ worth of public hearings around South Africa. The topic: land expropriation without compensation. The aim: to make all South Africans feel that their voices have been heard on this most emotive of issues. While it’s impossible to know how many people intend showing up to the meetings, one figure suggests that the answer will be “loads”: the almost 800,000 written submissions that Parliament has already received on the land issue.

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