Traditional Courts Bill

 
​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
​Women’s rights vs patriarchal traditions: Where does the ANC Women’s League stand?
COMMENTIs gender equity possible while traditional patriarchal institutions and customs flourish in a democratic South Africa? Since many of...
State at odds with the rights of rural people
State at odds with the rights of rural people
Something is stirring in rural South Africa. Many people are asking: Where is our government taking us in terms of how we are governed and how our...
Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted
Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted
Stone Sizani, the ANC's...
Traditional courts fracas goes on
Traditional courts fracas goes on
Parliament has bowed to Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe's request that the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB) be sent...
Traditional Courts Bill sent back to provinces
Traditional Courts Bill sent back to provinces
Instead of withdrawing the controversial Traditional Courts Bill, which has been...
Intellectual property: Bids for traditional knowledge
Intellectual property: Bids for traditional knowledge
Pursuant to this, the department of trade and industry formulated a policy document.
Traditional law denies rights
Traditional law denies rights
The critical importance of the Constitutional Court to the development of our democracy compels the most careful scrutiny of possible trends in its...
Parliament draws fire on Traditional Courts Bill
Parliament draws fire on Traditional Courts Bill
The Bill seeks to regulate the functioning of the traditional courts.
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...
Traditional Courts Bill revamped beyond recognition
Traditional Courts Bill revamped beyond recognition
The department has proposed so many amendments that members of Parliament say it would be an almost entirely new Bill if the changes were...
Dissent over Traditional Courts Bill
Dissent over Traditional Courts Bill
Divisions in the ANC over the Traditional Courts Bill are sowing confusion in Parliament and have led to a committee chairperson asking two ministers...
Traditional Bill outcry
Traditional Bill outcry
It will coninue in parliament despite the hundreds of women who attended the Women's Parliament held in Cape Town last week rejecting it and...

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