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‘Scrap Ingonyama’s unlawful leases’

Customary law and residents’ customary rights have been degraded, the high court has heard

Farm dwellers fight to access water and other basic services

Municipalities have failed to prioritise the rights of labour tenants and farmworkers

The landscape of meaning: mechanism and memory in depictions of disaster

‘There Are Mechanisms in Place’ posits that the all-encompassing physicality of the landscape does not reference an ‘abstract’ danger, but one that is created by both nature and human design

2018, the year of women’s rights?

A new report by Amnesty International has urged governments around the world to prioritise making resources available for the empowerment of women

We need to debate the Ingonyama Trust

King Zwelithini has threatened violence and legal resistance, and secession of the “Zulu nation” and KwaZulu-Natal from South Africa

Ingonyama Trust strips women of land

A rule by King Goodwill Zwelithini’s trust board — that only men can sign leases — is being challenged in the high court

Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them

​There are plans to build a memorial to honour the 44 men who died during the unprotected strike that culminated in the Marikana massacre.

Stripped of their brick home, living in a mud house

Zambia’s government should protect families evicted to make way for commercial farms

Historic Aboriginal land claim settled after 37-year battle

Aborigines celebrate as 'dark cloud' lifts after hard-fought struggle for indigenous territory.

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