I’m next, says friend of slain Stellenbosch land-grab leader

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I’m next, says friend of slain Stellenbosch land-grab leader

The fight for landless shack-dwellers put two men on a collision course with powerful individuals

Aron Hyman and Philani Nombembe

Midas Wanana, Stefan Smit and Zola Ndlasi became the global faces of SA’s battle for land.

But Smit was murdered in June, and all that’s left of Wanana – who led the land grab on Smit’s Stellenbosch farm – is a blue jacket hanging next to a funeral parlour poster in his home. The 44-year-old was shot dead outside his home in August.

As for Ndlasi, he believes he is the next to die...

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