By Nolundi Luwaya In less than a week parliament will decide whether to confirm the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB), which has been at the centre of an almost 20-year struggle for legislation that is true to customary law and reflects the democratic values of customary systems.
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Feb 17 2021
By Clive Ndou King Goodwill Zwelithini says he will not intervene at the troubled Ingonyama Trust unless he is approached by Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza. He is the sole trustee.
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Feb 05 2021
Traditional Courts Bill: How to entrench inequality and a parallel reality for 18 million marginalised South Africans
By Aninka Claassens Rural South Africans are being systematically stripped of the few residual assets they managed to hold on to despite apartheid. Members of Parliament are about to create a parallel and separate legal system that denies 18 million people the right to access South Africa’s mainstream court system.
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Feb 01 2021
By LARC At a time when many people are clambering for accountability from the Ingonyama Trust, and particularly its chair Mr Jerome Ngwenya, Minister Didiza and her office appear to downplay, if not outright deny their oversight responsibilities.
Permanent link to this article: https://www.customcontested.co.za/ongoing-struggles-to-hold-the-ingonyama-trust-to-account/
Jan 18 2021
By Paddy Harper The process of appointing a new, permanent Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) — and an investigation into the land administration entity’s finances — has still not been concluded, despite the 1 January deadline set by Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza.
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