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LARC statement on Traditional Council Bill hearings

PUBLIC HEARINGS OVER CONTENTIOUS TRADITIONAL COURTS BILL TO START IN SOME PROVINCES Press Statement issued by Land and Accountability Research Centre, University of Cape Town  The Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) is alarmed and concerned that the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) seems to be rushing to complete a public consultation process on the …

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DARDLR’s Portfolio Committee meeting: 8 & 9 October 2019

LARC attended the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform’s Portfolio Committee meeting on the 8th and 9th of October.

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The National Council of Provinces revives the Traditional Courts Bill alongside 14 other Bills

On 17 October, the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) plenary adopted a resolution to revive the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) along with 14 other Bills that had lapsed at the end of the 5th Parliament after having been processed by the National Assembly (NA) and referred to the NCOP for concurrence.

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Report: Deepening Democracy: Dialogue on the ‘Bantustan Bills’

On July 30th2019, over fifty community activists, ANC veterans, researchers, lawyers, NGOs, government officials and journalists gathered in Johannesburg for a dialogue on two bills that particularly affect people living in rural South Africa. Community activists have labelled the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) and the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) as the “Bantustan Bills” because …

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Media Release: The Baloyi Commission Report, Sedibelo and Siyanda

The Baloyi Commission’s report about the Bakgatla BaKgafela chieftaincy and financial corruption will be released by the Northwest Premier at 2 pm today, Monday 26 August 2019. LAMOSA was an active participant in the proceedings of the commission of inquiry over two years since 2016.

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