n Farmer’s Weekly - The colour blindness of apartheid land expropriation : feature - land expropriation

Volume 2015, Issue 15044
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



In the mid-1800s, Cornelius Cock settled on land north of the Fish River in the Eastern Cape. The property remained in the family's possession until it was expropriated for inclusion in the Ciskei bantustan in 1980. Mike Burgess spoke to Malcolm Cock about his 35-year battle for adequate compensation for the land, comprising six farms, that he wanted to leave to his children.

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