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Cronin: Zim-style land grabs would be disastrous for SA

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Stellenbosch – South Africa cannot afford to have a property expropriation situation similar to that of Zimbabwe as that would be disastrous, Deputy Minister of Public Works Jeremy Cronin said on Thursday.

He was addressing the controversy surrounding government’s expropriation bill at a property conference presented by Rode & Associates at the Spier Estate outside Stellenbosch.

“We cannot have Zimbabwe-style land seizures in SA,” said Cronin.

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