LARC Researchers Joanna Pickering and Thabiso Nyapisi's article on Mapela recently published in OSF's In Good Company? 2nd Edition. Download the article and full publication below.
Fact sheets on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) now available to download from the LARC website. Some fact sheets also available in isiXhosa, isiZulu, Setswana and Sesotho.
To read and/or download the LARC fact sheets on TKLB, please click here!
“We have seen that the chiefs are selling land to business people, mining companies, giving land to foreigners to build malls. We know that sometimes our land rights are not properly written in the law. But we know that traditionally we have a land right.”
- Mbhekiseni Mavuso, Makhasaneni, Kwazulu-Natal.
By Sifiso Dladla
Ululation, songs and slogans set the tone at Makhasaneni near Melmoth in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday when scores of community members gathered to celebrate the decision by Indian company Jindal Africa to shelve an application to mine their land.