By Ed Stoddard Apartheid may be over, but the Bantustans live on — and the ANC is milking this for all it’s worth. Ed Stoddard reviews ‘Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa: Contested Histories and Current Struggles’, a stimulating collection of 12 essays.
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May 13 2016
About 300 members of the Mapela community in Limpopo marched to the tribal council office on Friday to present their grievances about a settlement agreement signed between Amplats and their chief, Kgoshi David Langa. Langa did not meet the marchers and representatives of the tribal council refused to accept the memorandum or to engage with …
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May 09 2016
The R175-mil lion “settlement ” signed between AngloAmerican Platinum (Amplats) and the Mapela traditional community of Limpopo is bound to explode. The so-called settlement agreement was signed behind closed doors and the traditional rural community has lost land it used for grazing and ploughing, as well as ancestral land.
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