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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: BBC by Andrew Harding.]

Africa is for black people. Period. We need our land back and we’re going to take it by force,” said a woman amongst an angry crowd trying to occupy a field on the north-eastern edge of Johannesburg in South Africa.

She is wearing a red beret indicating her support for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a small, radical party which advocates the nationalisation of all land in South Africa.

In a country grappling with so many different challenges, land reform has recently emerged as a dominant and potentially explosive issue – the focus of furious political contestation and increasingly inflammatory rhetoric.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.6% y/y in June 2018 (CPI) & +5.9 y/y in June 2018 (PPI)
294.84 in USD BIllion (December 2017)
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