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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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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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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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Hull: "It is ineptitude, mismanagement, maladministration, greed and corruption that are at the heart of the slow pace and, in some cases, failure of land reform" https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-01-16-the-land-bill-is-a-curates-egg-and-right-now-its-a-bit-scrambled/

Far too little, far too late - Agri-EC on governments drought assistance https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/far-too-little-far-too-late-agri-ec-on-governments-drought-assistance-20200116 via @News24

OP-ED: The land bill is a curate’s egg and, right now, it’s a bit scrambled https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-01-16-the-land-bill-is-a-curates-egg-and-right-now-its-a-bit-scrambled/

Privately funded AGDA established as a non profit led by a board constituted of an equal number of representatives from government and the private sector. Opportunity for membership. https://www.farmersweekly.co.za/agri-news/south-africa/new-agriculture-development-agency-to-be-launched/

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