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Bakgatla ba Kgafela CPA’s Constitutional Court case goes to heart of land reform

The Bakgatla ba Kgafela court case hits at the heart of South Africa’s land restitution programme, and at people’s land rights protected by the Constitution. On 28 May 2015 the Constitutional Court heard the case of Bakgatla ba Kgafela Tribal CPA v Bakgatla ba Kgafela Tribal Authority and Others. The case was about whether the …

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Communal Land Tenure Policy Undermines Rights of Ordinary People*

It has been a big month for advocates of communal land tenure rights. But the struggle is nowhere near over. On 28 May, the Constitutional Court heard an important case that inevitably will set an important precedent concerning the right of groups to hold land within the boundaries of the former homelands. And on the …

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