Tag: Kgosi Nyalala Pilane

Will North West premier depose tainted tribal leader?

Or do too many politicians have a vested interest in his continued reign? Royal families of Bakgatla ba Kgafela in North West have finally been vindicated that their claim that Kgosi Nyalala Pilane, who has ruled since 1996, is not the correct leader of the platinum-rich community according to customary law. Nyalala Pilane‚Äôs reign has …

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Traditional leaders lack accountability

On Monday Sowetan reported that a meeting addressed by Kgosi Nyalala Pilane was disrupted by angry protesters in Moruleng, North West, at the weekend. One of the protesters, Pinky Motshegoe, explained that the protesters wanted a report on the finances of the platinum-rich Bakgatla baKgafela traditional community which is made up of 32 villages. The …

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Constitutional Court affirms value of CPAs in traditional communities

On the 20th of August 2015 the Constitutional Court issued a resounding and unanimous judgment in support of democratic control of land in traditional areas. Finding in favour of the Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Communal Property Association, the Court set aside a 2014 decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal and ordered immediate implementation of an earlier ruling …

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