By Nolundi Luwaya, Constance Mogale, Ruth Hall, Dineo Skosana, Wilmien Wicomb, Zenande Booi, Tshepo Fokane, Nokwanda Sihlali and Sienne Molepo Citizens of rural communities across the country who are fighting for their land rights are outraged at the government’s treatment of them, likening it to apartheid and colonialism.
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Jun 28 2022
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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Jan 29 2019
The Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act has lapsed in Parliament – what this means for Makhasaneni and other communities
Late last year the Ingonyama Trust intervened in a land restitution claim in Melmoth KwaZulu-Natal. It argued that the land about to be restored to various community groups who had waited over 20 years, should not belong to them. It should instead be transferred to the Ingonyama Trust, because the communities are subjects of King …
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