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July riots one year on: ‘They were like flies, swarming the mall. Burning, looting, destroying’

Last July's violence, mainly pitting Indians against Africans, was nothing new in the history of KwaZulu-Natal. Similar events occurred in 1985, and in 1949. It was a fight over land and power — with unknown figures inciting racial hatred. And in another 35 years, will history repeat itself, asks Yasantha Naidoo

31 July 2022 - 00:00

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