Brutal Attacks on White S African Farmers Soared in 2018 – Report

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AP Photo / Themba Hadebe In South Africa White Farmers Reportedly Arm Themselves Amid New Murders,AttacksIn August, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa  pledged that the country's ruling African National Congress will "finalise a proposed amendment" to the constitution in a measure which he described as "critically important" to the country's economy.

In March, The Independent reported that South Africa's white farmers were being targeted in a growing spate of "brutal" attacks and that at least one white South African farmer dies every five days in these assaults. Right now, 73 percent of agricultural estates in South Africa still belong to white farmers, who make up 10 percent of the country's population.

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