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Fight for AmaMpondo throne heats up as dethroned King’s faction announces appeal of SCA ruling

By Sihle Mavuso Durban – The fight for the AmaMpondo kingdom throne in the Eastern Cape is far from over after the acting regent, Queen Nobandla Sigcau, announced they are heading to the Constitutional Court to set aside the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling that dethroned King Zanozuko Sigcau posthumously.

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Court orders tribal authority to act democratically:Traditional leadership can be compatible with democracy and the Constitution

Do traditional leaders have to consult with their community before litigating on their behalf? On 9 March 2018, a Mahikeng High Court judgment answered this question: yes, they do.

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