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, 25 May 2019
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
Update: Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB)

The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) was passed by the National Assembly on 26 February 2019 with amendments proposed by the National Council of Provinces. The Bill will now be sent to the President to sign into law.  



Publication Date:
Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 12:15
LARC welcomes new Director, Nolundi Luwaya

Nolundi Luwaya has completed her first two months as the new director of LARC.  

Publication Date:
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 08:45
Memorial for Brendan Boyle: 3 March 2019

LARC will be celebrating the life of our colleague Brendan Boyle at a memorial event on Sunday evening, 3 March 2019, in the Dean’s Committee Room. Please RSVP for catering purposes should you wish to attend.  For RSVP details, read more.

Publication Date:
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 08:45