Whose land is it anyway?

It would be a very complex and difficult process which may have unintended consequences says Professor Somadoda Fikeni, responding to a question about a pre-colonial land audit.

He adds that is important to acknowledge the historical injustices which led to a shrewd distribution of land. He also said the need for those who do not have land, is key.

Land has been exchanging hands in many ways

Professor Somadoda Fikeni, Advisor to the UNISA’s Vice Chancellor

For more on the pre-colonial land audit listen to the clip below:


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