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Farmer 'fed black worker to lions near Kruger park'

The horrifying fate of a black farm labourer whose remains were found in a lion enclosure has exposed the racial divisions still lingering near the surface in South Africa, nearly a decade after the abolition of apartheid. The militant Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) claims the death of 38-year-old Nelson Shisane is a particularly brutal example of violence against black workers by white farmers. Friends and neighbours of his former employer, Mark Crossley, who runs a game farm near the famous Kruger National Park, say it is a symptom of the fear and isolation felt by whites in rural areas, where they face a rising toll of robbery and murder. Full Story

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