"We set aside one-tenth of the land for four-fifths of the people"
The native reserves made up tiny pockets of land across South Africa
Public DomainThe native reserves made up tiny pockets of land across South Africa

South Africa's 1936 Native Trust and Land Act extended the land set aside for 'native reserves' from 7.3% to just under 13%. 

The Act forbade any ownership or purchase of land by 'natives' outside the stipulated reserves.