South Africa's Bill on Khoekhoe, San Leadership a Step Backwards?
The National Assembly has approved the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, much to the disappointment of several rural organisations and opposition parties, while supported by the ruling African National Congress and the United Democratic Movement. According to Stop The Bantustan Bill Coalition, it would give among others, powers to chiefs to sign over land ownership to developers without permission from those residing there.
SAnews.gov.za, 27 February 2019
The National Assembly has passed the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB). Read more »
South Africa: Picket Against Traditional and Khoi-SAN Leadership Bill
GroundUp, 27 February 2019
The National Assembly has approved the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) much to the disappointment of several rural organisations. Read more »
Daily Maverick, 11 November 2018
Last-minute amendments by the Department of Traditional Affairs to the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, to be discussed in the NCOP on Tuesday, appear to be an attempt at… Read more »
GroundUp, 1 December 2016
A disturbing pattern emerged from the public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi San Leadership Bill last month, writes Nolundi Luwaya. For one thing, no attempt was made to… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 11 December 2018
The recognition of traditional communities in the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill comes with baggage. The "traditional communities" recognised in the TKLB are those… Read more »
David Ramohanoe, co-ordinator of the Alliance for Rural Democracy, says it is opposed to the Traditional and Khoekhoe, San Leadership Bill because it is is a return to apartheid-type laws.