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Virtual booklet launch and panel discussion: The Lived Experiences of Rural Women Activists (25 May 2021)

The Land and Accountability Research Centre and Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cape Town invite you to attend a virtual launch of the booklet “A Woman is a Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences of Rural Women Activists.

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Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act – a legal-historical context, and points of contention

By Sobantu Mzwakali There are grave concerns about the legislature and the executive rewriting an apartheid-era inherited piece of legislation into a constitutionally permissible format while ignoring the more fundamental issue of overhauling SA’s tenure recordal and registration system.

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Link to PLAAS Webinar: Is the Traditional Courts Bill necessary to enable access to justice for communities in the former homelands?

On 1 April 2021 the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) hosted a webinar on the Traditional Courts Bill.

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Daily Maverick/Maverick Citizen focus on the Traditional Courts Bill

By Various The Traditional Courts Bill will land in the Constitutional Court if it is passed in its current form, say land rights activists Nolundi Luwaya and Mavuso Msimang. They were in conversation with Maverick Citizen journalist Zukiswa Pikoli during a webinar to discuss the constitutionality of the bill.

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Opinion divided on King Goodwill Zwelithini’s legacy

By Claudi Mailovich While some label him a ‘useful idiot in the hands of the apartheid government’, others say he was a custodian of Zulu culture.

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