South Africa's original sin

Twenty-five years after apartheid, white rule might be over, but the minority still owns the majority of land.

    It's the foundation that apartheid in South Africa was built on: the theft of indigenous land. It's a problem not even Nelson Mandela could solve. Many South Africans have learned that taking land back is complicated, and some want to do it by force.

    With less than a week before the general election, we look at how land motivates some to vote out of fear, and others out of frustration.

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    Unpacking South Africa's fraught and complex land debate

    The team:

    Alexandra Locke and Dina Kesbeh produced this episode with Morgan Waters, Ney Alvarez, Priyanka Tilve, Amy Walters and Malika Bilal. Seth Samuel was the sound designer. Natalia Aldana is the social media producer. Graelyn Brashear is Al Jazeera's head of audio.

    Special thanks to Fahmida Miller, Dorion Alexander, Prince Maimela and Anade Situma.


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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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