TKLB Hearings: New schedule announced

The Portfolio Committee dealing with the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill (TKLB) has agreed a new schedule of public hearings from 1 November – 26th November 2016. This has taken into account objections from civil society organisations at the narrow scope of the hearings originally announced. The Alliance for Rural democracy will be liaising with… Continue reading TKLB Hearings: New schedule announced

ARD National workshop on TKLB

More than a hundred delegates from community organisations in five provinces have come together at Stay City in Johannesburg for a two-day workshop to discuss the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill (TKLB). The workshop set out to differentiate issues associated with customary rule from Khoisan leadership issues. This was in light of the fact that… Continue reading ARD National workshop on TKLB

#StandWithAmadiba #StandForDemocracy: Justice for Sikhosiphi Rhadebe

At the recent 4. 5 day course on the political economy of land, mining and rural democracy we ran a session on the Xolobeni mining struggle and screened the award winning documentary Shore break. Just a month later we received the shocking news that that the Chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee had been murdered. On… Continue reading #StandWithAmadiba #StandForDemocracy: Justice for Sikhosiphi Rhadebe