‘Most of SA’s youth think land expropriation will worsen lives’


‘Most of SA’s youth think land expropriation will worsen lives’

An inaugural African Youth Survey has unpacked the issues the continent’s youth are most concerned about


Worries about jobs, racism, sexism, politics, expropriation of land, lack of basic services and poaching are giving SA’s youth sleepless nights.

This emerged in the  African Youth Survey 2020, a project of SA’s Ichikowitz Family Foundation, in which 4,200 African men and women, aged between 18 and 24, were polled in 14 sub-Saharan countries — Congo-Brazzaville, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Malawi, Rwanda, Senegal, SA, Togo, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In a surprising finding, the survey revealed uneasy feelings in South African respondents’ views about land expropriation without compensation...

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