29 Mar 2016
by Nolundi Luwaya
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Response to king’s actions may shape customary law

A number of commentators have sought to justify King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s actions against his subjects on the basis that he was acting as a judicial officer.  Court records show the king failed to convene a customary court to hear and […]

25 Jan 2016
by Nolundi Luwaya
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King Dalindyebo’s disregard for customary law is the problem, not his conviction

The recent judgment of the SCA confirming the conviction of King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and upholding a sentence of 12 years imprisonment has been strongly criticised by supporters of the king. The most vocal critics have been former President of CONTRALESA, […]