The Mining & Trusts programme, funded by the Ford Foundation, was launched in 2014 to assist mine-hosting communities in the former homelands who have not received meaningful benefits from mining taking place on their land.
A series of recent laws and policies attempt to give traditional authorities unaccountable powers to administer justice, manage natural resources like land and minerals, and control development in the former homeland areas of South Africa.
Kwa-Zulu Natal
The Constitution provides for various land rights, including the right to restitution and to equitable access to land. Section 25(6) creates a right to tenure security for those whose rights are legally insecure as the result of past discrimination...
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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Keep updated with LARC news and events

For a full archive of LARC's latest news articles, media appearances and upcoming events, please refer to the links in the left-hand side bar, or click here to access the archive.

Publication Date:
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 11:45
LARC Director on SABC's Democracy Gauge

On Wednesday 3 April LARC Director Nolundi Luwaya appeared on the SABCs new programme Democracy Gauge.


Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 15:15
Podcast: Power FM speaks to rural community members

PODCAST:  Iman Rappetti of Power FM speaking to rural community members, Nomvuzo Nopote from Cala in the Eastern Cape, Grace Maledu and David  Ramohanoe from North West, as well as Thiyane Duda, a researcher from the Land and Accountability Research Centre about the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, the Traditional Courts Bill and the experiences of rural communities living under traditional leaders.

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 14:15
LARC attends Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) celebrations

On Human Rights day, 21 March 2019, LARC attended a popular festival led by the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), together with other mining affected communities, fishers, small-scale farmers and other rural communities to celebrate and advance the right to say no. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 - 15:30