South Africa’s people are enduring civil instability unseen since Apartheid. Civil unrest in 2021 left 354 people dead. This instability is set to usher in South Africa’s first coalition government in 2024. The coalition party which brings the incumbent ANC over the 50% threshold will decide the future of the South African people. If the national coalition mirrors current local and municipal elections, this party will be populist. As centrist parties refuse to coalition with the ANC, the ANC’s local coalitions are mainly with the Marxist-Leninist EFF, or a mosaic of radical micro-parties. The long-standing radicalising force behind populist voters’ dissatisfaction is the land issue. As the writer AfroGeorgist stated
Good stuff. Have you ever looked into the rubrics used by these early implementors of LVT to assess land? Like what methods they used? I think in concept, an LVT is amazing. But I've struggled with understanding how to adequately explain how different parcels would be assessed.