Floyd Shivambu, deputy president of the EFF, recently restated his party’s view on land expropriation: “We need to repossess the whole of SA and say it is under the custodianship of the state.”

It is interesting — and concerning — that this perspective is not recognised by many analysts and commentators as a real possibility. It is seen as the position of a mere “opposition party”; we at the Institute of Race Relations have cautioned that the EFF’s role is more like that of a franchise of the ANC, and a unity deal between the two is a likely scenario...

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