Apology for comments made on Power FM on 14 May 2021

By LARC, 7 June 2021

On 14 May 2021, LARC researcher, Nokwanda Sihlali, participated in a radio discussion with Chief Land Claims Commissioner (CLCC), Nomfundo Ntloko-Gobodo on Power FM.

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How the lived experience of traditional courts will change if the Traditional Courts Bill becomes law

By David Mtshali 

People like our client and others who may be summoned to appear in a traditional court will be negatively impacted by the bill as they will be forced to appear in a traditional court, even if it is against their will and against their customary law.

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Ingonyama Trust judgment an enormous win for rural residents in KZN

Press Statement issued by Land and Accountability Research Centre, University of Cape Town

The unanimous judgment of the KZN High Court in the case against the Ingonyama Trust and the Ingonyama Trust Board is an enormous victory for the people who live on trust land in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Maxwele family appeals ruling on succession of headmanships

By Lulamile Feni

The groundbreaking judgment by acting judge Mvuzo Notyesi that headmanships, hereditary or not, are dependent on their senior traditional leaders and the incumbents cannot automatically be succeeded by their heirs or decide on their successor, is being appealed.

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Virtual launch: “A Woman Is A Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences Of Rural Women Activists

On 25 May 2021, the Land and Accountability Research Centre in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Cape Town hosted a virtual launch of the booklet: “A Woman Is A Strong Person”: The Lived Experiences Of Rural Women Activists.

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