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Traditional leadership

03 May 2023 IOL

Traditional leaders raise questions over demarcation proposals

This was said by Amakhosi as the Municipal Demarcation Board continues to get input about proposals regarding changes to municipal boundaries.

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Card image 20 February 2023 Daily Maverick

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act that ‘recreates the Bantustans’ heads to ConCourt

Rural citizens argue that by signing the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act, the President made the abusive actions of traditional leaders legal. They have no issue with the fact that, at last, the law recognises Khoi and San leaders and communities.

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Card image 18 December 2022 Daily Maverick

On the road to Nasrec: See us, hear us, demand Khoisan leaders

As thousands of delegates were deliberating and going about their business, two Khoisan leaders staged a lonely protest on the road to the conference venue for several days.

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17 November 2022 IOL

KZN traditional leader survives an assassination attempt, rushed to hospital

Inkosi Patrick Siphamandla Khumalo of the Amantungwa traditional council in Utrecht (eMadlangeni) survived the attempt on his life Wednesday evening.

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13 November 2022 IOL

Khoi join Contralesa’s calls for equal funding of SA royalty

All tribal royal families including that of the Khoi should receive support from tax payers similar to the privileges the Zulu monarchy enjoys

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Card image 31 October 2022 Daily Maverick

King Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s first challenge will be to unite his fractured royal family and end gender-based violence

The new Zulu monarch’s aunt, Lindiwe Dlamini — a descendant of Prince Mavuso of Swaziland — says the king will have his work cut out for him as gender-based violence is prevalent in the Zulu nation.

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Card image 01 November 2022 Daily Maverick

Costs of SA royals in the spotlight as union calls for the abolition of Zulu monarchy

On Monday, the General Industries Workers’ Union of SA released a statement calling for the abolition of all South African royalty. The union is a rare voice of dissent in a country where traditional monarchs are usually presented as untouchable — despite the cost to the taxpayer.

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Card image 27 October 2022 Daily Maverick

King Misuzulu gets Pretoria’s seal of approval this weekend — and then comes the long road of charting his legacy

When Zulu King Misuzulu receives his certificate of recognition from President Cyril Ramaphosa in Durban this weekend, he steps into a fiercely contested political terrain that ultimately will define his legacy in the preservation of monarchism in a constitutional democracy.

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Card image 21 October 2022 The Witness

KZN government opposes law compelling citizens to appear in traditional courts

The Traditional Courts Bill is currently being considered by Ramaphosa following the National Assembly's decision to approve the measure.

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Card image 13 October 2022 Daily Maverick

Divisive battle rages in court over who represents Khoi tribe in Amazon development

Goringhaicona Khoi leader branded a ‘fraud’ and a ‘bully’ by opposition Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council group.

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