Miners Shot Down

In the 1913 Land Act, black South Africans were not allowed to own land and forced removals of indigenous people from their tribal lands by European settlers took place from as far back as the 1700s. As a result it is estimated that black South Africans, who make up 67 per cent of the population, only own about 7 per cent of the land.
In recent times, a weakened rand, which has devalued by about 45 per cent since mid-2010, and South Africa’s relatively stable environment, has led to a surge in foreign buyers picking up some of the country’s most sought-after properties.

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