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Card image 02 December 2019 IOL

Khoi, San finally able to ‘start again’ after Ramaphosa signs legislation

'Given the history of systemic and structural violence we faced, we weren't able to start again in 1994 as other communities were able to."

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03 December 2019 UCTNews

Honorary doctorate for retiring Prof Ntsebeza

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Card image 29 December 2019 Mail & Guardian

Justice delayed for residents on trust land

People living on Ingonyama Trust land continue to wait for their rights to be restored

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Card image 29 November 2019 The Citizen

Ramaphosa signs contentious Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Bill into law 24

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the contentious Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Bill into law, amid warnings by some civil society groups that the law 'enables dispossession without consent'.

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29 November 2019 Daily Maverick

Another Bantustan Bill gets ‘King Cyril’s’ nod

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29 November 2019 Daily Maverick

The Traditional Khoisan Leadership Bill: President signs away rural people’s rights

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28 November 2019 Times Live

Civil society unhappy about Ramaphosa signing Khoi-San Bill

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Card image 21 November 2019 DispatchLive

Eastern Cape votes in favour of traditional courts bill

SOYISO MALITI SENIOR POLITICAL REPORTER soyisom@dispatch.co.za The Eastern Cape government has voted in favour of the Traditional Courts Bill despite objections from activists. The Khoi nation told the co-operative governance & traditional affairs (Cogta) committee during public participation meetings that they were in favour of the bill — but wanted their kingdom to be officially recognised.

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Card image 19 November 2019 New Frame

Traditional leader halts Ndwedwe development

Residents of Ndwedwe are battling the local inkosi, who has stopped a R40 million project from going ahead in the area, frustrating hopes of jobs and better schools.

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Card image 06 November 2019 Daily Maverick

Traditional leadership bullying needs to stop

Rural communities bear the brunt of the abusive and discriminatory comportment of traditional chiefs who enjoy state support.

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The stop-gap law on land rights in former homelands was due to expire in 1997. It was just renewed again. https://www.businessinsider.co.za/interim-protection-of-informal-land-rights-act-extended-to-december-2020-2019-12 via @BusinessInsider

SA’s new Water and Sanitation Master Plan https://www.news.uct.ac.za/article/-2019-12-05-sas-new-water-and-sanitation-master-plan

DMRE calls for public comment on MPRDA amendments, community resettlement guidelines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/dmre-calls-for-public-comment-on-mprda-amendments-community-resettlement-guidelines-2019-12-05

The draft bill to amend the s25 of the Constitution is being considered by the ad hoc committee. MPs are considering including the specific instances land can be #Expropriated w/out compensation. https://m.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/expropriation-without-compensation-committee-discusses-draft-bill-to-amend-section-25-20191203

The #Mwelase judgment of the #ConstitutionalCourt was an incredible & important judgment for the long neglected plight of labour tenants across SA. Have a listen to Adv. @MichaelBishop12’s first hand account of how it all came to be. Interviewed by @JohanLorenzen &
@Eli_Kunene https://twitter.com/justusundertree/status/1202100462054453248

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