Category: Opinion

Where must we get help, ask KwaZulu-Natal residents

Amanda Khoza Impoverished residents in the province, especially those in rural areas, say they are being neglected, ignored and exploited by the very people who are supposed to protect them.

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Friday Activist: Constance Mogale

Zukiswa Pikoli ‘As a black child, you cannot say you’re not an activist unless you are not conscious of your environment!’

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Courts thwart king’s attempt to control land

Tania Broughton Instead R1 billion worth of restituted land will be held by community property associations, which is what its claimants want.

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Gunmen terrorise villagers opposed to mining expansion

Sandile Motha for Mukurukuru Media This week saw a temporary victory for a KwaZulu-Natal community after Tendele Coal Mining withdrew its urgent court action to remove villagers from land from which it wants to extract coal.

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Why the TKLA remains a fundamental threat to land rights

LARC On 9 November 2018, LARC’s former Director, Aninka Claassens, wrote a letter to Parliament’s Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs to explain why the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill undermined land rights even after last minute amendments made during the parliamentary process.

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