Bongani Bingwa: 'Have a little think about what we mean when we talk about land'

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa says South Africans need to better understand the issues around land.

Bingwa explained how the few that may "own" land have surface rights - anything under ground belongs to the State and it is up to officials to give access to it as they deem fit.

He further states that one of the world's largest deposits of titanium is situated beneath the sand dunes of the Wild Coast area, known as Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape.

When you hear politicians get on their soap box about land expropriation without compensation, remember that for the Amadiba people of Xolobeni, it is all too real.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show host

READ: Community objects to mining in ancestral land

Take the hard line statements with a pinch of salt when you are told that it was the evil apartheid government that took land from people and relocated them for the benefit of white monopoly capital.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show host

Just have a little think about what we mean when we talk about land.

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast Show host

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