The Traditional Courts Bill will land in the Constitutional Court if it is passed in its current form, say land rights activists Nolundi Luwaya and Mavuso Msimang. They were in conversation with Maverick Citizen journalist Zukiswa Pikoli during a webinar to discuss the constitutionality of the bill.
Please click here to read an article about the recent webinar that was hosted by Daily Maverick on 16 March 2021 about the Traditional Courts Bill. LARC director Nolundi Luwaya and ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang discussed the constitutionality of the Bill in a conversation moderated by Zukiswa Pikoli from Maverick Citizen. The article contains a link to the webinar for you to watch if you missed it. A link is also provided below.
Article by Christi Nortier, first published in Daily Maverick / Maverick Citizen on 18 March 2021.
Please click here to read a follow-up article by Zukiswa Pikoli which discusses the Portfolio Committee meeting that took place on 17 March 2021 during which MPs received a legal opinion on the constitutionality of the Bill without the opt out clause. This piece discusses the shortcomings of the legal opinion and responses from MPs.
Article by Zukiswa Pikoli, first published in Daily Maverick / Maverick Citizen on 26 March 2021.