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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Sunday, 24 March 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 attends Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform Colloquium

Zenande Booi and Nokwanda Sihlali attended the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture on the 22 - 23 of February 2019. The event was well attended by officials and ministers from the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform and Department of Justice and Correctional services. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - 10:30
PRESS RELEASE: Rural citizens under attack by government: Traditional Courts Bill in the National Assembly this afternoon

Released Tuesday, 12 March 2019

On 12 March 2019 the Traditional Courts Bill (B1B-2017) (TCB) will be considered for a vote by the National Assembly. This comes less than a week after the Bill was adopted by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on 6 March.


Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 06:00
Update: Traditional Courts Bill (TCB)

The Traditional Courts Bill was finalised by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on 6 March 2019, and will be voted on by the National Assembly on 12 March 2019. 



Publication Date:
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 05:00