Land-grab calls expose South Africa's broken promises

November 14, 2014 9:46 AM

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NELLMAPIUS South Africa (Reuters) - To the squatters marking it up this week with sticks, rocks and strips of plastic, 'Malema Valley' is a little slice of South Africa they want to call home.

To many others, including the government, the derelict land on Pretoria's outskirts handed out by supporters of opposition firebrand Julius Malema is the thin end of a land-grab wedge that could ultimately derail Africa's most advanced economy.

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