As the alleged wrongdoing at Bishops Diocesan College shows, equating wealth with virtue is a bad idea, writes Helena Wasserman.
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A training programme aims to empower traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape with knowledge and skills on how to deal with social ills within their communities.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi carries extensive accountability for the sectarianism that characterised politics in South Africa before 1994, writes Gerhard Maré.
The KwaZulu-Natal government has welcomed the appointment of the "rightful" traditional leader of the Dube clan from the Umhlathuze local municipality.
President Jacob Zuma has met with traditional leaders during a sitting of the National House of Traditional Leaders in Tshwane to speak about some of the problems they faced, including land and being shut out of helping develop their areas.
Government is eager to pass the Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill into law before the end of this financial year, but its opponents in the ANC are afraid the new attempt to affirm the traditional leadership system might open the door to a form of “dictatorship”.
KwaZulu-Natal traditional leaders are not happy about the monthly "stipend" they receive from the government, saying that it's not enough for them to support their families.
It is not government that is held to ransom by traditional authorities, but rather some of the village communities under traditional leadership authorities, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Members of the Bapo Ba Mogale community in the North West claim that the community lost over R600m because the provincial government didn't ensure that the funds were audited.
Sixty traditional leaders, including two kings, in Mpumalanga have each been given a vehicle at a total cost of R34m.
Millions live in areas that have kings or traditional leaders, who are a link to their ancestors, but there is growing disenchantment over their taxpayer-funded lifestyles.
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