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Local communities are guaranteed to be heard in licensing of oil and gas activities

By Phindile Masangane SA has vast oil and gas potential, which can restore energy security, catalyse economic growth and create and sustain a significant number of jobs.

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‘Expropriation Bill in current form will not pass test of constitution’ – expert

By Paula Luckhoff The Bill introduces instances where zero compensation could be paid for expropriated land. The Money Show interviews Bulelwa Mabasa from the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform.

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Traditional Courts Bill mocks rights of rural citizens

By Nkosikhulule Nyembezi In the many years since I studied the public participation comments in legislative processes involving customary law in Parliament, I can see another daunting set of circumstances for an ANC president aspiring to re-election to tackle issues affecting rural communities.

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Victory for Princess Wezizwe Sigcau as appointment of AmaMpondo King Zanozuko Tyelovuyo Sigcau set aside

By Drum Team For years, her family has been opposing the government’s decision to strip the Western AmaMpondos’ claim to the throne.

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INTERVIEW / VIDEO: Activists urge Ramaphosa not to sign Traditional Courts Bill into law

By Newzroom Afrika Rural land activists, who form part of the Stop the Bantustan Bills campaign, are urging president Cyril Ramapahosa not to sign the current version of the Traditional Courts Bill into law. Parliament passed the bill on 8 September. Director: Land and Accountability Research Centre at UCT, Nolundi Luwaya elaborates.

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