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Papers on indigenous law in southern Africa

A. C. Myburgh

Papers on indigenous law in southern Africa

by A. C. Myburgh

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Published by J.L. van Schaik in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Customary law -- Africa, Southern

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.C. Myburgh.
      ContributionsUniversity of South Africa. Centre for Indigenous Law.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination131 p. ;
      Number of Pages131
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2643191M
      ISBN 100627013988
      LC Control Number85220922

      African indigenous knowledge systems and relevance of higher education in South Africa indigenous knowledge systems as a tool for making higher education relevant to the developmental challenges in South Africa and African at large (Muya, ). The call for the interfacing of iKS with other knowledge systems is based on tenets. 2. Dr. Elias' other books are: The Nature of African Customary Law (), The Groundwork of Nigerian Law (), and British Colonial Law: A Comparative Study of the Interaction between British Law and Indigenous Systems of Law in British Dependencies ().

      The Law of South Africa (Lawsa) is the only complete narrative statement of South African law from all its sources, including statutory law, case law and common law. It has been published for over 40 years and is widely considered a prestigious authority and first point of reference for research. commissioned this report on the state of news media in post-apartheid South Africa. South Africa’s news media has become, in the post democratic era, among the most concentrated in the world, affecting the quality of its content and the sales of its newspapers. A.

      Indigenous Languages in South Africa Kwesi Kwaa Prah The Center for Advanced Studies of African Society Cape Town Review Commissioned by the Foundation for Human Rights in South Africa. October – November Introduction In scientific and anthropological usage, the notion of culture encompasses all that is the result of human fabrication.   The West, Central and the South of Africa, as statistics have shown, remain the most fertile soil for the growth of these Indigenous Churches. 2 The number of distinct denominations which registered with the government, according to David Barrett was over in but the number increases with each succeeding year. 3 Of course, the number of.


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unknown in indigenous constitutional law, as was the case in Europe in the olden days. In the case of a tribe that stood on its own (as was the case with the Pondo and the Xhosa and the Thembu tribes of Transkei, which were not part of a federation of tribes under one 1 A.C.

Myburgh: Papers on Indigenous Law in Southern Africa. J.L. Van Schaick. South Africa has a 'hybrid' or 'mixed' legal system, formed by the interweaving of a number of distinct legal traditions: a civil law system inherited from the Dutch, a common law system inherited from the British, and a customary law system inherited from indigenous Africans (often termed African Customary Law, of which there are many variations depending on the tribal origin).

Although customary law and indigenous law are used as synonyms in South African law, the first is preferred, since it is also the expression used in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, (hereinafter “the Constitution”). This statement is controversial, since the history books show us that the original inhabitants wereFile Size: KB.

fication, indigenous groups in southern Africa are today struggling to retain or revive their mother-tongue languages. So far, only Namibia - and South Africa to a lesser extent - ensure mother-tongue and cul-turally appropriate education for the first three years of school for San and other minorities.

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to disseminate ideas and promote the aims of the Centre through the hosting of lectures, seminars, workshops, and conferences in the relevant fields of law served by the Centre; to encourage and promote contact between South African and foreign experts on South African indigenous law and custom, and comparative African indigenous law and custom.

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This volume discusses a number of issues on the contested nature of intellectual property rights (IPR) and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) in the context of Southern Africa. The issues addressed include the protection of folklore, IKS in a digital era, the valuation and safeguard of heritage sites, the need for appropriate IKS legislation, community based control of natural resources and.

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