On Thursday, Parliament announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa had signed the Traditional Khoisan Leadership Bill on 20 November 2019, thereby robbing millions of people living in rural areas of fundamental rights and shoring up the power of unelected and predominantly male traditional leaders against women in particular.
Tag: Traditional Khoi-San and Leadership Bill
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Nov 29 2019
Press Statement issued by Land and Accountability Research Centre, University of Cape Town President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Traditional and Khoi San Leadership bill into law. This shock announcement was made in Parliament on Thursday 28 November. Civil society had anticipated that the President would refer the Bill back to Parliament after two Panel …
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Nov 05 2019
The law creating the Ingonyama Trust was passed on the very last day of existence of the Bantustan administration and created a pocket of land in democratic South Africa that would be immune to any state land reform programmes: a pocket where residents would be held to different rules and rights than elsewhere in the …
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Jul 31 2019
A fifteen minute “highlights package’” from a Dialogue hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory on 30 July 2019.
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Jul 04 2019
Listen to Sindiso Mnisi Weeks discussing the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill and the Traditional Courts Bill on The Talking Point (27 June 2019)
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