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 @RuralDemocracy

The Alliance for Rural Democracy took its first steps on Twitter today. The @RuralDemocracy team aims to contribute to the coverage of rural issues and struggles in South Africa and beyond. We will tweet on land rights, social justice, mining, customary law, local government, water, tenure security, rural livelihoods, food security and more. We will use social media… Continue reading ARD @RuralDemocracy

#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