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Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership

Bill Number: B23-2015Act Number: 3 of 2019
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Published in GG 36856 of 20 September 2013

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Published in GG 36856 of 20 September 2013

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Published in GG 39220 of 18 September 2015

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Sabinet Monitoring Articles
News Articles
Khoisan recognisedSouthern Mail2020-01-08
Khoisan recognisedSouthern Mail2020-01-08
David-and-Goliath battle looms over land rightsFinancial Mail2019-12-19
'Bantustan Bills' are anti-democratic, says Sonke Gender JusticeIOL2019-06-03
National Assembly passes Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership BillBizcommunity2019-02-27
Parliament approves Khoisan Leadership BillIOL2019-02-27
New Bill doesn't recognise indigenous leaders - KhoisanIOL2019-01-11
NCOP adopts Electoral Laws Amendment Bill - what this means for 2019News242019-01-10
Bill dealing with traditional leaders discussedZoutnet2018-07-23
DA calls for urgent debate on Khoi-San Leadership BillPolity.org.za2018-05-14
Activists warn of elites' land grabBusiness Day2017-12-13
Leadership bill dissolves rather than strengthens power of rural peopleBusiness Day2017-11-06
Plea for time upsets MPsBusiness Day2017-09-13
We want a law that will stand the test of time - Richard MdakaneKnowledge Bylanes South Africa2017-03-27
Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill needs tweakingIOL2017-02-05
We need a bill that binds the entire traditional leadership - Chief Phathisizwe ChilizaKnowledge Bylanes South Africa2017-02-03
Khoisan Bill debated in Port ElizabethMyPE News2016-12-14
Traditional leadership bill a sly attempt to bypass constitutional rights to landBusiness Day2016-12-01
First-nation status for Khoisan 'unsustainable'News242016-11-27
Traditional Affairs Bill not set in stone - committee chairLARC2016-11-23
Chiefs bill at odds with Constitution - Parliament toldPolity.org.za2016-02-03
Khoi-San leaders will continue to fight BillEyewitness News2016-02-03
New bill leaves communities at leaders' mercyBusiness Report2015-10-30
New bill will recognise Khoi-San as traditional leadersNews242015-10-27
Obed Bapela responds to criticism of Khoisan BillEyewitness News2015-10-27
Chiefs bill splits ANCNews242015-10-04
Khoisan bill a 'continuation of apartheid'IOL2015-10-02
Traditional leaders 'being disempowered'Business Day2013-09-30
Public invited to comment on Traditional Affairs BillSAnews.gov.za2013-09-20
Bill to promote social cohesion, recognise Khoi-SanSAnews.gov.za2013-09-05
Opinion Pieces
A backward law on the landBusiness Live2019-12-05
South Africa still has a long way to go to settle traditional leadership challengesThe Conversation2019-06-23
Traditional Leadership Bill is a dangerous throwback to core principles of apartheidDaily Maverick2019-06-18
The 'Bantustan Bills' remain disastrously flawedMail & Guardian2019-06-05
Xolobeni turns on ANCFinancial Mail2019-05-16
Why the ANC is bent on conferring colonial and apartheid-era rights on rural chiefsDaily Maverick2019-04-25
Traditional leaders bill will facilitate land grabs by minersBusiness Day2019-04-10
Looting of land rights continues as Parliament signs two controversial billsCity Press2019-03-19
Parliament's final push on dangerous traditional leadership billsDaily Maverick2018-12-11
Ramaphosa's speech to the House of Traditional Leaders betrays SONA's promises on miningDaily Maverick2018-03-04
Advancing human dignity within institutions of traditional and Khoi-San leadershipParliament2017-11-08
South Africans in rural areas are saying 'no more'. Why it mattersThe Conversation2017-11-08
Land bill dissolves power of rural peopleDaily Dispatch2017-11-07
Why red lights are flashing over consultation on communal land billsBusiness Day2017-09-18
Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill: MPs failed dismally to consult the publicGroundUp2017-04-05
The Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill: Apartheid, Ver 2.0?Daily Maverick2016-09-27
A new tyranny of tribalism is loomingLARC2016-01-08
A critical analysis of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015: I - The Constitution, democracy and customary lawHSF2015-12-08
A critical analysis of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015: II - The current regulation of traditional leadershipHSF2015-12-08
A critical analysis of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 2015: III - Authoritarian, anti-democratic and unconstitutionalHSF2015-12-08
Of a cruel king and the bitter battle for the soul of South Africa's democracyMail and Guardian2015-10-15
Speeches and Statements (Non parliamentary)
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