Ingonyama Trust judgment an enormous win for rural residents in KZN

Press Statement issued by Land and Accountability Research Centre, University of Cape Town

The unanimous judgment of the KZN High Court in the case against the Ingonyama Trust and the Ingonyama Trust Board is an enormous victory for the people who live on trust land in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Maxwele family appeals ruling on succession of headmanships

By Lulamile Feni

The groundbreaking judgment by acting judge Mvuzo Notyesi that headmanships, hereditary or not, are dependent on their senior traditional leaders and the incumbents cannot automatically be succeeded by their heirs or decide on their successor, is being appealed.

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Virtual launch: “A Woman Is A Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences Of Rural Women Activists

On 25 May 2021, the Land and Accountability Research Centre in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cape Town hosted a virtual launch of the booklet: “A Woman Is A Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences Of Rural Women Activists.

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Fort Hare Friday Seminar Series – 11 June 2021

On 11 June 2021, the University of Fort Hare will continue its Friday Seminar Series by hosting a WEB-SEMINAR on ‘COVID-19 and intersecting challenges of land, economy and gender inequality in South Africa.’

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Research Report: Land-based livelihoods matter in Makhasaneni

Makhasaneni residents relied on the surrounding natural landscape as a source of food, construction materials, and livestock fodder. This study made use of participatory methods and household surveys to place an economic value on the use of natural resources per household per year.

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