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Expropriation without compensation? Panic among South Africa's white farmers

By: Caroline DUMAY | Stefan CARSTENS
1 min

Land is a hot button issue in South Africa where racial inequality still runs deep a generation after apartheid. Based on the "willing buyer, willing seller" principle, the land redistribution promised by Nelson Mandela is slow. The ruling African National Congress now wants to speed up the process by amending the property clause in the constitution. A total of 139 farms have allegedly been targeted for expropriation, sowing panic among white farmers. Caroline Dumay and Stefan Carstens report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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