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PRESS STATEMENT: Parliament ignores rural voices and passes Traditional Courts Bill without opt-out clause

By Various We demand that President Ramaphosa not sign the current version of the Bill into law. On 8 September 2022, the National Assembly (NA) passed the amended Traditional Courts Bill [B1D-2017] (TCB) in a plenary session.

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Traditional Courts Bill: Rural women’s access to justice is betrayed again

By Constance Mogale The passage of the Traditional Courts Bill and the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act through Parliament is clear evidence of a choice to betray the vision of South Africa as based on democracy and equal citizenship for all.

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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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Land, rurality and data systems during Covid-19: Co-ordinating a continental response

Constance Mogale Covid-19 has heightened the vulnerability of the powerless, who are now exposed to the whims of governments who have at their disposal absolute power as a result of the state of emergency and ‘the undemocratic nature of disasters’.

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Lobby groups call on Ramaphosa not to sign Traditional, Khoi-San bills

A fifteen minute “highlights package’” from a Dialogue hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory on 30 July 2019.

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