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South Africa community members decry traditional leaders’ power amid mine plans

By Dimitri Selibas MAKHASANENI, South Africa — In a village in the rolling hills of grassland, woodlands and scattered homesteads in South Africa’s picturesque KwaZulu-Natal province, a broil between traditional leaders and community members is playing out.

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A step backwards for human rights in SA

The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act goes against the international progress made in protecting the rights of rural and indigenous people, particularly when it comes to mining.

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