13 Dec 2017
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Civil Society statement on the ANC National Conference

The ANC’s 54th National Conference on Saturday is an historic opportunity to acknowledge and reverse growing poverty and inequality, disintegrating social cohesion and the devastating failure of the government’s land reform programme, which shows increasing signs of capture by politically […]

30 Oct 2017
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Deadline for submissions on TLGFA amendment extended to November 10

A committee of the National Council of Provinces has extended the deadline for submissions on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill for a third time, giving concerned communities and organisations until Friday, November 10 to make inputs. The […]

23 Oct 2017
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NCOP allows more time for comment on traditional leadership Bill

The National Council of Provinces has extended the deadline for comment on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill by a further week to November 3. (Call for comment) This is an important opportunity for rural people most likely […]

23 Aug 2017
by Alliance for Rural Democracy
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MEDIA RELEASE: Civil society calls for careful consideration of new laws on traditional leadership, courts and land

Civil society and community-based activists demand a say in the consideration of Bills currently before Parliament that would fundamentally affect the rights and lives of people living in rural and traditional communities.

03 Jul 2017
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Amahlathi court victory to disestablish imposed senior traditional leadership

On 27 June, Honourable Mr Justice Mageza at Bhisho High Court in the Eastern Cape granted an order  to disestablish the senior traditional leadership over Amahlathi traditional community. The case was brought by the Amahlathi Cri­sis Com­mit­tee, rep­re­sent­ing eight vil­lages near […]

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