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Hazel Friedman

Hazel Friedman

    Corruption plagues land reform
    Corruption plagues land reform
    For the past two weeks, Hazel Friedman has reported on the capture of land reform by private companies and connected politicians, known as...
    Promised land becomes the land of broken promises
    Promised land becomes the land of broken promises
    The state is stealing people’s land and using money meant for land reform to provide kickbacks to well-connected people. In a countrywide...
    Our land of empty promises
    Our land of empty promises
    by Anne Mager and Phiko Jeffrey Velelo (UCT Press, Juta and Co )
    ‘Farm flipping’: How land reform was broken by the elite
    ‘Farm flipping’: How land reform was broken by the elite
    "The dream was to build a farm that would be a model of black farming excellence with farm workers and others in the valley.”
    Caught at last, a brazen Jo’burg con artist must face the music
    Caught at last, a brazen Jo’burg con artist must face the music
    Tracy Morrison boasts that she is the biological daughter of Al Pacino and has either wed or bedded Hollywood’s A-listers. In South Africa she...
    Hope dwindles for women imprisoned in Thailand for drug trafficking
    Hope dwindles for women imprisoned in Thailand for drug trafficking
    "You cannot bring this in here,” the warden informed me, pointing to the pair of spectacles I was holding. “Prison rules ­forbid these...
    No shortcut through the graveyard forest
    No shortcut through the graveyard forest
    Every Friday Naiff Hujjo, a Palestinian resident of Deir Hanna village in ­Galilee, makes a pilgrimage by tractor, not to mosque, but to a well...
    Voices from the land
    Voices from the land
    Poverty presents several faces. There is the face puckered by financial hardship -- contorted and reconfigured, life's stress-fractures -- and the...
    Hear all about it
    Hear all about it
    Suzan Chala