By Ed Stoddard Apartheid may be over, but the Bantustans live on — and the ANC is milking this for all it’s worth. Ed Stoddard reviews ‘Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa: Contested Histories and Current Struggles’, a stimulating collection of 12 essays.
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May 02 2018
Land expropriation without compensation has already galvanised much public debate and contestation among leadership from all sectors, but what does this mean for people living in rural areas?
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Dec 13 2017
The ANC’s 54th National Conference on Saturday is an historic opportunity to acknowledge and reverse growing poverty and inequality, disintegrating social cohesion and the devastating failure of the government’s land reform programme, which shows increasing signs of capture by politically connected elites.
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Oct 30 2017
A committee of the National Council of Provinces has extended the deadline for submissions on the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill for a third time, giving concerned communities and organisations until Friday, November 10 to make inputs. The NCOP’s Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs announced the extension in a notice …
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