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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Saturday, 17 August 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 researchers attend RAITH Foundation Brown Bag session

Ayesha Motala and Nokwanda Sihlali, both LARC researchers, attended a RAITH Foundation Brown Bag that was presented by the Women's Legal Centre at the Black Sash offices on 2 August.

Publication Date:
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 - 09:30
LARC researcher attends Amandla Development & YASC discussion event

Nokwanda Sihlali attended an Amandla Development hosted event on the 27th of July at Vineyard Hotel.

Publication Date:
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 14:15
LARC Lunchtime Seminar: Custom, capitalism and democracy in Africa

LARC will be hosting a Lunchtime Seminar with Prof. Janine Ubink, titled, "Custom, capitalism and democracy in Africa." Click through for full details.

Publication Date:
Fri, 05 Jul 2019 - 14:30