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Namibia to Seize Land Held by Whites

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Namibia to Seize Land Held by Whites

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The Namibian government announces that it will soon take the land of some white-owned farms and give it blacks. A small white minority owns 90 percent of the African nation's commercial farmland. Some fear Namibia is following the same path as Zimbabwe, which launched a violent and chaotic farm takeover program four years ago that destroyed much of that country's commercial agriculture. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports.