Are black and white South Africans equal before the law? More than a quarter of a century into the democratic order you would think that the answer is a simple yes. But things are much more complicated than that.

Say, for instance, a person who owns a house in the suburbs dies intestate. Who inherits the house? The answer is straightforward: the spouse, or, if he/she is dead, her/his children...

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