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Report highlights Kingdom’s land woes

Publication date 24 October 2018 | 11:36 | ICT

Land disputes remain a chronic issue that has affected more than 20,000 families across the country, with some cases allegedly involving authorities who collude with traders or private firms to grab people’s land, a report released by the

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