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EC Contralesa to mediate in King Dalindyebo saga

The Congress of Traditional Leadership of South Africa (Contralesa) in the Eastern Cape has volunteered to intervene mediate in the impasse between AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and his son acting King Azenathi Dalindyebo.

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Card image 25 February 2020 BusinessDay

Traditional leaders have a pivotal role in land reform process, says Ramaphosa

Presidential summit on land planned for 2020, Ramaphosa says

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Ramaphosa announces presidential land summit to House of Traditional Leaders

President Cyril Ramaphosa announces the establishment of another summit – this time a Presidential Summit on Land.

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Card image 24 December 2019 Times Live

We forgive him, but the king needs to compensate us’: Dalindyebo victim

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo will enjoy Christmas with his family following his release from prison - but trouble could be brewing as his victims demand compensation.

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Contralesa claims politics behind King Dalindyebo’s imprisonment

It's claimed that AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was punished and sentenced to jail for his decision to dump the ANC and join the DA.

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Card image 23 December 2019 SABC News

Eastern Cape traditional leaders welcome King Dalindyebo’s release

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders has welcomed the release of the AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo from prison.

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Card image 09 December 2019 Mail & Guardian

State shows its contempt for rural people with Traditional Khoi-San Leadership Act

The tribalist, colonialist Act is a message to the landless: the ability to make important decisions rests solely with those in power, not you

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Card image 08 December 2019 Daily Maverick

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act ‘brings back apartheid Bantustans’, say activists

In a recent article in Maverick Citizen, we explained that the Traditional and Khoi-san Leadership Act was likely to rob millions of rural people, women in particular, of their rights. Maverick Citizen sought the views of rural land activists from Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, North West and Limpopo who have been particularly vociferous in the fight against this bill taking hold and championing the rights of rural communities.

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Card image 09 December 2019 Daily Maverick

Government’s adoption of traditional leadership laws is a betrayal of rural South Africans

The recent enactment of two pieces of traditional leadership legislation legitimises the suppression of free economic activity in communal areas, deprives people of access to resources and opens the way to violence against them.

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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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