Category: News

Women, (neo-)colonial customary law, patriarchy, custodianship and the land debate

By Narnia Bohler-Muller and Fathima Zahra Ebrahim Mayet The government has been lethargic in enacting policies that enable some form of equitable land redistribution in South Africa, while attempts at policy have been met with little success.

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WATCH: Book launch: Land, Law and Chiefs in rural SA

Who controls the land and minerals in the former Bantustans of South Africa – chiefs, the state or landholders? Disputes are taking place around the ownership of resources, decisions about their exploitation and who should benefit.

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In the news: Residential leases concluded by the Ingonyama Trust are unlawful and unconstitutional

By Various A collection of news articles and video clips relating to the recent Ingonyama Trust Board court ruling.

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2nd Webinar Invitation: Ingonyama Trust Lease Case: What are the judgement’s implications for tenure security of rural South Africans?

By LARC You are invited to attend a two part conversation hosted by the Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) on the recent judgment in the matter of CASAC and others v Ingonyama Trust.

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Book the date! Online Book launch for Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa – Tuesday 20 July at 18:00-19:30 SAST.

Who controls the land and minerals in the former Bantustans of South Africa – chiefs, the state or landholders? Disputes are taking place around the ownership of resources, decisions about their exploitation and who should benefit.

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.customcontested.co.za/book-the-date-online-book-launch-for-land-law-and-chiefs-in-rural-south-africa-tuesday-20-july-at-1800-1930-sast/