Tag: Nhlapo Commission

All Royal houses join in celebrating court win

SOME royal houses in the Eastern Cape have congratulated the amaRharhabe kingdom after the Gauteng High Court ruled in their favour over the restoration of the kingdom.

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Rharhabe royalty restored

A decision by the Nhlapo Commission to demote the amaRharhabe kingship was yesterday reviewed and set aside by the North Gauteng High Court.

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Historical evidence crucial for decisions about custom

The eve of Heritage Day presents an opportunity to reflect on how history and its making influence contemporary laws and debates about custom. Legal arguments about chieftainship and customary rights and entitlements often make reference to the past. What is the place of historical research in litigation? How do we construct an accurate view of …

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