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Traditional leaders have a 'critical role'

Staff Reporter

South Africa's traditional leaders and traditional communities have a critical role to play in the country and should not be allowed to slide into insignificance, says Democratic Alliance leader Tony Leon. The DA believes that traditional leaders' role in managing communal lands has to be respected.

Vervet monkeys affected by city development

Staff Reporter

After centuries of roving around South Africa's capital city, Pretoria's famed vervet monkeys have been forced out by rampant development, with some of the last relocated on Wednesday. The fragile species, known for communication methods very similar to humans, face extinction.