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Aninka Claassens

Aninka Claassens

Aninka Claassens is director of the Land and Accountability Research Centre in the department of public law at the University of Cape Town
    Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
    Mandela didn’t sell out, post-94 ANC did
    A man sitting next to me at a land workshop in Rustenburg last month asked me whether the problems on the platinum belt meant, as some younger...
    Land claims could blow up in Zuma's face
    Land claims could blow up in Zuma's face
    Several traditional leaders recently announced their intention to lodge restitution claims to vast and overlapping swaths of land. They include the...
    Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted
    Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted
    Stone Sizani, the ANC's...
    1913 Land Act: Bantustans left untransformed
    1913 Land Act: Bantustans left untransformed
    Inscribed in the successive schedules to the Acts is the history of forced removals and bantustan consolidation. Black people were stripped of...
    The Traditional Courts Bill is a legal travesty
    The Traditional Courts Bill is a legal travesty
    Last week's public hearings on the Traditional Courts Bill were dominated by the testimonies of rural people describing various forms of abuse by...
    What's wrong with the Traditional Courts Bill
    What's wrong with the Traditional Courts Bill
    Customary courts are valuable institutions. They provide millions of South Africans access to justice they would not otherwise have. They are more...
    What's wrong with the Traditional Courts Bill
    What's wrong with the Traditional Courts Bill
    Customary courts are valuable institutions. They provide millions of South Africans access to justice they would not otherwise have. They are more...