'War', Race Relations Take the Stage in South Africa Land Debate

"The land issue will be the ANC's 'Brexit moment'. Handle it wrong, and South Africa leaves the global economy in a hard-exit without any clear path to recovery. Handle the land question well, and like the 1994 transition, it can unlock a new wave of optimism and hope for South Africans," writes The Daily Maverick's Marius Oosthuizen. As public hearings into issue continue, traditional leaders said they are prepared to fight "whoever" tries to expropriate communal land that belongs to them.

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