Namibian President Calls for Expropriation of Land
Namibian President Hage Geingob has said he will push forward with expropriating land and redistributing it to the majority black population in the country. "Many Namibians were driven off their productive land," said Geingob as he opened a national land policy conference in Windhoek. During his speech, he pointed to similar proposals made by South Africa's government.
Namibia: Who Owns the Land?
Deutsche Welle, 3 October 2018
Nambia is currently holding a weeklong conference on land reform. It hopes to reach a solution on the unfair distribution of land between the black and white populations. But not… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 26 September 2018
Twenty-eight years after independence, wealth in Namibia is still skewed along racial lines laid down in the colonial period. The level of inequality is one of the highest in the… Read more »
The opening of the conference on land in Windhoek.
Deutsche Welle, 1 October 2018
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New Era, 1 October 2018
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New Era, 25 September 2018
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This is Africa, 25 September 2018
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