NEWS ANALYSIS: Relax, changes to constitution will not happen soon
Delays are inevitable as draft amendment to section 25 goes through the legislative machine
The recently released draft amendment to section 25 of the constitution is much ado about nothing.
Drafted to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation, the amendment has been met with a lot of anxiety and fear in business and political circles. Debate around it has damaged the economy, scaring local and foreign investors and helping to put paid to the Ramaphoria that came with Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of the country.