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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Tuesday, 19 June 2018
LUNCH TIME SEMINAR SERIES: Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural KZN and Their Implications for the Traditional Courts Bill


Access to Justice and Human Security: Cultural Contradictions in Rural KZN and Their Implications for the Traditional Courts Bill

Dr Sindiso Minisi-Weeks 

Date: Monday, 7 August 2017
Time: 12h30 - 14h00 (light refreshments from 12h15)
Venue: All Africa House Seminar Room, Level 2, All Africa House, Middle Campus, UCT

Publication Date:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:30
World premiere of LARC film, "This Land"

The world premiere of LARC's documentary film, This Land, took place at the V&A Waterfront on Saturday, June 3. It will also be shown in Khayelitsha on 9 June and in Rosebank, Johannesburg on 10 June 2017.

Publication Date:
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 09:45
LARC Lunchtime Seminar: Daniel Huizenga

LARC is hosting a Lunchtime Seminar with Daniel Huizenga. Please RSVP soonest if you are interested in attending: For more information, click here.

Asserting community rights to consent at the intersection of traditional authorities, living law, and extractive industry
Daniel Huizenga
Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2017
Time: 12h30 - 14h00 (light refreshments from 12h15)
Venue: Level 4, All Africa House 1, Middle Campus, UCT 


Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 09:15
In Good Company? Publication Front Page
Article: A community left in the dark: the case of Mapela

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.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:15