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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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New intervention unit to stop attacks on KZN traditional leaders

By Suthentira Govender The spate of recent attacks on traditional leaders in KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in the provincial government giving the green light to the establishment of a community safety intervention unit.

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PILG 2021 report: “Reflections on defending and advancing social justice during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa”

The Public Interest Law Gathering (PILG) is an annual civil society convening of people and organisations who use law as a tool to advance social justice in South Africa.

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Where must we get help, ask KwaZulu-Natal residents

Amanda Khoza Impoverished residents in the province, especially those in rural areas, say they are being neglected, ignored and exploited by the very people who are supposed to protect them.

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Courts thwart king’s attempt to control land

Tania Broughton Instead R1 billion worth of restituted land will be held by community property associations, which is what its claimants want.

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