TRADITIONAL LEADERS

Traditional leaders threaten to go to court over suspension of circumcisions

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma calls for more consultations

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30 September 2020

Mounting pressure on families holding out against coal mine expansion

“We know that if we are not here, our house will be burnt down”

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3 June 2020

Limpopo villagers fear shopping mall will take their water

The Magangeni community want the traditional council to sink boreholes for the village

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20 March 2020

Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

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20 November 2019

King Zwelithini’s trust keeps people poor

Ingonyama Trust denies customary ownership rights to people living on its land

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29 August 2019

Villagers want authorities to build a wall to divide them

Residents in Zitha and Sicamba in the Eastern Cape have been feuding since last year

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11 April 2019

Court orders tribal authority to act democratically

Traditional leadership can be compatible with democracy and the Constitution

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28 May 2018

Families evicted by tribal authority want to go back to their land

Residents of Bhungeni were moved to make way for shopping mall

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12 April 2017

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill: MPs failed dismally to consult the public

Flawed hearings made a mockery of constitutional requirements

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5 April 2017

San Council launches code of ethics for researchers

Research must be on our terms, says council

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3 March 2017

Hearings on Khoi San Bill held with no translation into Khoi and San languages

Portfolio committee hearings in Northern Cape off to shaky start

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1 December 2016

State is reinforcing apartheid injustices in rural areas

Traditional leaders have jurisdiction over land within the same apartheid boundaries that were carved out under Bantu Authorities Act

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19 September 2016