Contralesa suspends top brass over misconduct claims

2017-11-23 10:28

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA has confirmed that it has suspended its president, general secretary and treasurer pending an investigation into financial misconduct.

Contralesa president quits as ANC MP

2017-01-31 17:53

The president of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa, Kgosi Setlamorago Thobejane, has resigned as an ANC MP to focus on the needs of traditional communities.

Tradition allows a stand-in to serve king's jail term - Contralesa

2015-10-06 14:48

A person can be appointed to serve Abathembu King Buleyekhaya Dalindyebo’s 12-year jail term on his behalf according to tradition, the Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA says.

Initiation school 'kidnappings' condemned

2015-06-18 14:03

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa has applauded police for swiftly rescuing two boys and arresting the suspects who kidnapped them and forced them to go to an initiation school in Mpumalanga.

'Radical' plan to curb initiation deaths

2014-05-28 11:01

A "radical" plan will be introduced to curb deaths at initiation schools in South Africa, the Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA says.

Zuma called to intervene in WSU dispute

2013-09-03 17:53

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has called on President Jacob Zuma to intervene to end the Walter Sisulu University strike.

Leaders sorry for initiates' deaths

The Congress of Traditional leaders apologised to the country for the recent spate of deaths among young men at initiation schools. Watch.

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Xingwana: Traditional practices harmful

2012-08-01 17:44

Women should raise their voices and give input when the overhauled traditional courts bill is introduced, Women's Minister Lulu Xingwana says.

Buthelezi not giving up on election bid

2012-02-15 20:47

IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi says he will not give up trying to postpone the traditional council elections in KwaZulu-Natal even though his court attempt.


Traditional leaders feel left out from SONA

2017-02-09 16:58

Traditional leaders should be front and centre at SONA walking hand in hand with President Jacob Zuma to open this year’s parliament, says Contralesa provincial chair Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana.

We will not forgive the ANC if anything happens to Dalindyebo - Contralesa

2016-01-17 15:43

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA in the Eastern Cape says it will not forgive the ANC, should anything bad happen to Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo while he was incarcerated.

Contralesa backs call for initiation school on Table Mountain

2015-07-15 12:07

Traditional leaders in the Western Cape have backed a proposal for initiation practices on Table Mountain and believe that land should be set aside for practices of other cultures too.

Initiation open to abuse - Contralesa

2014-05-30 17:06

The practice of initiation has become open to abuse by people seeing it as an opportunity to make money, the Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA has said at the launch of a campaign to deal with initiations this winter.

Contralesa elects new president

2013-11-30 22:09

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa has elected Setlamorago Thobejane as its new president, the organisation says.

Apology for initiation deaths

2013-08-02 21:08

Traditional leaders have apologised to the country for the recent spate of deaths among young men at initiation schools, saying these deaths must be curbed.

Traditional leaders want cabinet posts

2012-12-05 22:19

President Jacob Zuma should consider appointing two traditional leaders to his Cabinet, the Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA says.

Traditional courts bill 'flawed'

2012-06-25 21:49

The traditional courts bill is flawed in its present form, the Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution says.

Hands off our king, KZN leaders say

2012-01-24 22:30

It is disrespectful to demand an apology from Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini for an alleged gay slur, traditional leaders in KwaZulu-Natal say.

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