>> Martha Kamity lives in Johannesburg's Alexandra township. She is among millions of South Africans who've been waiting for nearly three decades to own a plot of land and hopes a shake up at the very top of government may now give them the rights they deserve.>>
We cannot wash or do anything in this house, even bathe.>> In squatter camps like the one behind me, up to a dozen people can live in a shark, without access to electricity or even water. It's people like Lis living in communities and cities across South Africa who are waiting impatiently for President Cyril Ramaphosa to come good on his promise to give them a slice of land that they've been waiting for since the end of apartheid 24 years ago.
Apartheid made it illegal for African Americans to own land beyond set areas. Black people make up nearly 80% of the population, but still own just 7% of urban land. Nelson Mandela's Walk to Freedom gave many hope, but nearly 30 years later, those in poverty are still waiting. Inequality and racial divisions are on a motive issue here.
Some protesters trying to occupy land in the past have been met by rubber bullets and teargas.>> So, help me God.>> When he came to power this year, Ramaphosa promised to redistribute land to the poor. A make or break pledge, which would give his party the ANC a crucial boost ahead of next year's elections.
Particularly as voters like Sheila and Lovu are beginning to lose faith.>>