THE FAILURE OF LAND REFORM EMPOWERMENT PROJECTS

By Busisiwe Mgangxela The Land Reform project was mainly meant to empower black people and  to  redress the historical injustice of land dispossession, denial of access to land and forced removals. However, the policy has dismally failed to address these problems. Even today after 23 years of democracy – black people are still being exploited … Read more THE FAILURE OF LAND REFORM EMPOWERMENT PROJECTS

Openbare raadpleging oor die tradisionele en KhoiSan Leierskap Wetsontwerp is ‘n skyn

Die tradisionele en KhoiSan Leierskap Wetsontwerp (TKLB) druis in teen die demokratiese gees, letter en bedoeling van ons land se Grondwet. Dit sal die stamstelsel terugbring na die platteland en terselfdertyd  die landelike gemeenskappe de-demokratiseer. Die openbare verhore van die regering wat gehou is in die land sedert Desember, is self ‘n skyn waar die … Read more Openbare raadpleging oor die tradisionele en KhoiSan Leierskap Wetsontwerp is ‘n skyn

WOMEN TACKLE PROPOSED NEW LAWS ON TRADITIONAL LIFE

TCOE Reporter In celebration of International Women’s Day in March, the South African Rural Women’s Assembly (RWA hosted a workshop on the Traditional Courts Bill and The Traditional Khoi-san Leadership Bill (TKLB). The purpose of the workshop was to discuss the implications of these bills for rural women. Rural women from across South Africa were … Read more WOMEN TACKLE PROPOSED NEW LAWS ON TRADITIONAL LIFE

Amafama azakhela iNursery ngomhla Human Rights

By Busisiwe Mgangxela Umhla wama 21 ku March ube yimini adibene ngayo amafama akwa Matole basin eyi yenye yee corridor ze lizwi la mafama kweziyi 9. Aqale kwakusasa kudibene oo mama noo tata besomba imingxuma befaka neepali. La mafama ancediswe yi NGO i Zingisa Educational Trust ngoku bathengela yonke i material xa la mafama abona … Read more Amafama azakhela iNursery ngomhla Human Rights

TCOE welcomes proposed Land Commission

 TCOE welcomes proposed Land Commission The TCOE has welcomed the proposed establishment of a national Land Commission, which will keep on record the ownership details of every single private agricultural land holding. The proposal is contained in the Regulation of Agricultural Land Holdings Bill, which was released for public comment earlier this year. In its … Read more TCOE welcomes proposed Land Commission

Many people died when a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Minas Gerais state

Many people died when a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Minas Gerais state, causing a mudslide on 5th November 2015. It is just one example of the environmental damage caused by mining companies in Brazil. Our partners in Brazil tell us that “it is time to recognize that the territory affected by mining of iron … Read more Many people died when a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Minas Gerais state

Appeal Board rejects GM potatoes for South Africa

The African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) welcomes the recent decision made by the Minister of Agriculture, Water Affairs and Fisheries and an Appeal Board rejecting the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) potatoes in South Africa. The ACB with the support of the South African public, vigorously campaigned over a number of years against the Agricultural … Read more Appeal Board rejects GM potatoes for South Africa


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