Taking the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019 to court

TAKING THE TRADITIONAL AND KHOI-SAN LEADERSHIP ACT 3 OF 2019 TO COURT Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, October 29 Following intensive consultations and discussions with rural people and members of traditional communities in five provinces, the Stop The Bantustans Campaign, an initiative of the Alliance for Rural Democracy together with allied individuals, organizations and movements will now turn to the courts to protect the customary land […]

MASS PROTEST ACTION BY OVER 1200 SOUTH AFRICANS TO #STOPTHEBANTUSTANBILLS!!!

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA LEFT WITH 3 DAYS TO RESPOND TO MEMORANDUM Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, June 11 It has been a week since women and men alike, in their multiple hundreds descended in Tshwane, Gauteng to take a stand against colonial and apartheid law-making, in service of rural democracy and autonomy. On 5 June 2019, over 1200 people […]

WE ARE STILL RECOVERING FROM 1913 – WHAT MORE THE BANTUSTAN BILLS

Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, June 19 The Alliance for Rural Democracy and its partners under the Stop The Bantustan Bills campaign are disillusioned by the silence from the Presidency. Just two weeks ago more than 1200 rural people took to the streets to demand that the President does not sign the unjust and undemocratic ‘Bantustan Bills’. Communities […]

STOP THE BANTUSTAN BILL STOP THE BANTUSTAN BILLS MARCH POSTPONED

Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, April, 25 — Due to unforeseen logistical and procedural challenges, the planned ‘Stop The Bantustan Bills’ march to the Union Buildings has been postponed, and the new date is as follows: Date: 05 June 2019 Time and Venue: Assemble at die boere square ( Paul Kruger Square) from 05:30 and procession starts at 07:00 […]

STOP THE BANTUSTAN BILL STOP GWEDE MANTASHE VISIT TO XOLOBENI

Dateline: JOHANNESBURG, April, 24 The Alliance for Rural Democracy, cross section of civil society organisations and of rural communities fighting against unjust laws ( Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill, Traditional and Governance Framework Amendment Bill and the Traditional Courts Bill) and practices in the former homelands is gravely concerned about the uninvited visit of the […]