Tag: Traditional leadership

The government should not blame the Mogale judgment for Khoi-San Commission struggles

By Monica de Souza Louw Pitting groups who are trying to assert their constitutional rights and traditional identities against one another not only threatens social cohesion, but also resembles divide-and-rule tactics used by the colonial and apartheid governments.

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Mathabatha’s headache: traditional leadership disputes’ court challenges

By City Press Limpopo premier Stanley Mathabatha is in a crisis regarding resolving traditional leadership as he loses every challenge in court.

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South Africa has a new traditional courts bill. But it doesn’t protect indigenous practices

By Anthony Diala After 14 years of highly controversial amendments, South Africa’s parliament has finally approved the Traditional Courts Bill. The Bill now awaits the signature of the President to become law.

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Communal Land Rights Bill ignores community views, conference told

By Zukiswa Pikoli The community’s rights contained in the current format of the Communal Land Rights Bill would always be subservient to the power of traditional leaders, a conference on land rights has heard.

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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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