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Andrew Harding in his home in Parkwood.
Andrew Harding in his home in Parkwood.

Foreign correspondent for the BBC Andrew Harding, who has lived in South Africa for 12 years and reported on major conflicts in Russia, and Somalia, says the failure of land reform in the country contributes to racial tension. He speaks to News24 about his latest book about the murder of two farm attackers in the Free State in 2016, and why South Africans need to look past the noise of racial tension to see what is truly happening on the ground. 

A ginger cat named Algie jumps onto the table as acclaimed BBC foreign correspondent Andrew Harding takes a seat at his patio table with a freshly brewed cup of black coffee for his early morning interview with News24.

In the world outside news breaks of events unfolding at the Zondo Commission, but here at the cool oasis of Harding’s double story home in Parkwood, Johannesburg, life moves a bit more slowly.

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