Trust me, Mr. President, white South Africans are doing just fine

Trust me, Mr. President, white South Africans are doing just fine

Trust me, Mr. President, white South Africans are doing just fine

May said that the United Kingdom has already and continues to support "land reform that is legal, that is transparent, that is generated through a democratic process".

The current arrangement is valid until 2025, but Trump has already shown in dealings with Mexico, China and Canada that he is not averse to ripping up existing trade agreements he sees as undercutting America, or simply to settle political scores.

Former US President Barack Obama, right, with President Cyril Ramaphosa, left, as Obama arrives at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 to deliver the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture.

"This issue of the land; this issue that Donald Trump fears so much", said the South African leader. "We just want what's fair", SAPA's Stander said.

There is a vibrant and healthy debate underway within society on the circumstances under which land reform should take place.

The law, if passed, will allow South African authorities to seize lands from white farmers and redistribute them to the country's black population without any compensation for the owners.

Trump's tweet last week appeared to be in response to a report on Fox News that alleged that the South African government was "seizing land from white farmers".

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There were plans to award black ex-SANLC members the British War Medal but these were opposed by the South African Government and the British also dropped the idea.

Government officials said they would summon USA diplomats to explain the Trump administration's position, although Trump has yet to name an ambassador to the country.

Earlier this week, the ANC said the land reform bill had been withdrawn by the Portfolio Committee on Public Works pending further study, but reiterated its commitment to pursue the controversial program.

Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu slammed Trump's tweet.

The investment drive will culminate in an Investment Conference on October 25-27 this year, which will bring together investors both from within South Africa and from other parts of the world, Ramaphosa told guests at the SA-UK Investor Roundtable.

The U.S. president set off an worldwide diplomatic incident last week by tweeting an inaccurate Fox News claim that the South African government is seizing land from white farmers.

Titled "Despite Crime Epidemic, Farm Murders Down", the cable details statistics on murder rates on white-owned South African farms, stating, "Some journalists and lobby groups have simplified complex land disputes to serve their own ends".

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