Land Affairs Director General could face jail

SOUTH AFRICA
Zabalaza Mshengu turned 101 in January. He wants to live out the remainder of his life where he was born and worked. Photo courtesy of Donna Hornby.

Mshengu, whose first name Zabalaza means Struggle, had reason to hope in 1996 that his struggle to live out the remainder of his life on the land where he was born and had worked all his life had come to an end. A new law, the Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act, had just been passed.