Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa

 
‘Taking away our traditional land is neocolonialism’
‘Taking away our traditional land is neocolonialism’
Traditional leaders have warned the ANC against expropriating land under their custodianship, saying it would be tantamount to “continuing the...
Justice failed, says initiates’ father
Justice failed, says initiates’ father
As many Xhosa parents do, Nelisile Nongqa sent his sons to initiation school in the belief that “every Xhosa boy should go through this ritual”...
Queer – and proud to be Xhosa
Queer – and proud to be Xhosa
Lubabalo Mabona* remembers the night vividly.
Outcry over Inxeba’s porn rating
Outcry over Inxeba’s porn rating
This week’s decision by the Film and Publications Board Appeals Tribunal to reclassify Inxeba (The Wound) with an X18 rating — one...
Survivors of botched circumcisions live in secrecy
Survivors of botched circumcisions live in secrecy
He was told not to worry. It would grow back. Soon, the traditional nurse at the initiation school assured him, his penis would grow back. The news...
Hope for victims of botched circumcisions
Hope for victims of botched circumcisions
It was a cruel twist of fate when Vuyo Skosana left his home in the Eastern Cape town of Lusikisiki in the hope of entering adulthood, only to...
Seven facts about the Restitution of Land Rights Act
Seven facts about the Restitution of Land Rights Act
Thanks to the amendment of 1994’s...
Traditional Courts Bill out of step
Traditional Courts Bill out of step
New laws governing traditional courts could strip 22-million rural South Africans -- and women in particular -- of some of their most basic rights....
King owes no apology to homosexuals, says congress
King owes no apology to homosexuals, says congress
It was disrespectful to demand an apology from Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini for an alleged gay slur, traditional leaders in KwaZulu-Natal...
Mbalula's rite of manhood 'highly commended'
Mbalula's rite of manhood 'highly commended'
The decision of former African National Congress (ANC) Youth League president Fikile Mbalula to undergo circumcision at the age of 37 sets an...

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