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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Thursday, 19 September 2019
LARC attends Land Activist Gathering at Tshisimani Activist Centre

On the 22nd of August, LARC researcher Zenande Booi attended the Land Activist Gathering at Tshisimani Activist Centre where she had been tasked with engaging on the Presidential Advisory Panel Recommendations for Ingonyama Trust Board. 

Publication Date:
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 - 11:45
Social Justice Café: 22 August 2019

On 22 August 2019, women from academia, rural communities and activist organisations will come together at a Social Justice Café to discuss “Rural Democracy and Women: what type of African feminism does social justice require of us?”


Publication Date:
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 15:00
LARC presents on tenure security at PLAAS Seminar

On the 20th of August, LARC researcher Zenande Booi did a presentation entitled "Struggles for tenure security in rural South Africa: The case of the Ingonyama Trust" hosted by the Institute for Poverty and Agragrian Studies located at the University of the Western Cape. 

Publication Date:
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 - 11:45
Lobby groups call on Ramaphosa not to sign Traditional, Khoi-San bills

A fifteen minute "highlights package'" from a Dialogue hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation Centre of Memory on 30 July 2019. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 - 12:45