2 1 The issue of farm land has been a hot-button issue in South Africa, where racial disparities still persist in land ownership 25 years after the end of apartheid. A new constitutional amendment is intended to take land away from the white minority and hand it over to the black majority, a move some analysts say could have dire economic implications.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), South Africa's leftist political party, has published its manifesto as the country is set to hold general elections in May. The EFF, the third-largest party with 25 seats in the 400-seat parliament, calls for dramatic re-distribution of land and nationalisation of key economic sectors. It claims that apartheid did not end in 1994, when the ruling African National Congress came to power and spearheaded efforts to eliminate it.
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