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Traditional leaders and local government in Africa

Christiaan Keulder

Traditional leaders and local government in Africa

lessons for South Africa

by Christiaan Keulder

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Published by HSRC in Pretoria .
Written in English


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StatementChristiaan Keulder.
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL76858M
LC Control Number99179729

Traditional leaders and new local government dispensation in South Africa Mthandeni Eric Dlungwana, Student Masters of Art, Natal University Introduction Approximately three quarters of population in South Africa live in rural areas and they are under the governance of traditional leadership, whose practice has been the source for controversy Cited by: 2. observes that for Africa to overcome the crises of leadership and governance in the continent, those on whom the burden of leadership will fall in the future must fully comprehend their responsibilities, duties and obligation. They must also be exposed and be prepared to face the challenges of leadership in developing society.

to mobilise all sectors of society, including traditional leaders and communities, to work together to create a better life for all, in line with the call to move South Africa forward. In order to deepen democracy through public participation, government and traditional leaders have agreed to host a dialogue with all other key stakeholdersFile Size: KB. the relationship of traditional leaders and the municipal council concerning land use management Land is sacred in many South African cultures. It is the link between the past (the.

the relationship of traditional leaders and the municipal council concerning land use management in nkandla local municipality Article (PDF Available) December with 1, Reads How we. Although traditional leaders continue to influence local affairs in QwaQwa, traditional practices in general and the regulatory role of traditional leaders in grass utilization have been eroded. Erosion of traditional practices resulted from the influence of colonial and apartheid policies, misunderstandings of democracy, current local government.


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Traditional leaders and local government in Africa by Christiaan Keulder Download PDF EPUB FB2

The four case studies highlighted in this book deal with the issue of traditional leaders in post-independence governance. Contributing to the local government debate in South Africa, this book investigates, compares and analyses the role of traditional leaders in.

Traditional Leaders and Local Government in Africa: Lessons for South Africa [Christiaan Keulder] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The aim of this book is fourfold: firstly, to investigate, compare and analyse the role and function of traditional authorities; secondlyCited by: INTRODUCTION There has been change in the role of traditional rulers in Nigeria as it applies to community development, since the introduction of local government reforms of in the said reforms, leadership roles were clearly expressed, which states that it is not the intention of government to destroy the organic unity of the traditional institutions.

Get this from a library. Traditional leaders and local government in Africa: lessons for South Africa. [Christiaan Keulder; Human Sciences Research Council.]. traditional leaders in South Africa is sustainable. This debate does not An earlier and shorter version of r~lis paper appears in Constitutiun and Law lV: Collo­ q!lium on Local Cowrnment Law: Seminar Report No 14 Konr,HJ-Adenauer-Sriflung.

Johafl[\('s!J\lrg j Local Government: Municipal StrtlC!ures Act I 17 or ¹ é ô. Provincial houses of traditional leaders have been set up in the six provinces with traditional leadership: the Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West.

National and provincial houses of traditional leaders enhance the cooperative relationships within national and provincial government. Ministry for Provincial and Local Government Private Bag X, Pretoria, 87 Hamilton Street This White Paper moves from the premise that traditional leaders must constitute Being the beneficiaries of the experiences in Africa and elsewhere, government is.

National House of Traditional Leaders 38 Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders 41 Local Houses of Traditional Leaders 42 Powers of National House of Traditional Leaders 43 Privileges and immunities 44 Local government THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL LEADERS IN THE PROMOTION OF MUNICIPAL SERVICE DELIVERY IN SOUTH AFRICA by.

ocheudi Martinus Selepe. Submitted in fulfilment of the. requirements for the. degree. octor Adm. nistrationis in Public Administration. n the Faculty of Economi. and Management Sciences. University of Pretoria.

Promoter: Prof. the role of traditional leadership in supporting municipal service delivery: a case study of polokwane municipality in limpopo province submitted. The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa is a political lobby group which represents many traditional leaders and chiefs in South Africa.

It seeks to work with the South African government, which is currently led by the African National Congress (ANC) towards a more unified and strong South Africa.

Government has published the official salaries it pays to kings, queens and other traditional leaders in South Africa for the financial year.

After a pay freeze inthe majority of. emphasized as key factors in the determination of future economic assistance for Africa.

The Development Advisory Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is on record in support of "participatory development," which includes democratization, improved governance, and human rights.

Traditional leaders have a significant role in the social, political, and economic lives of citizens in countries throughout Africa. They are defined as local elites who derive legitimacy from custom, tradition, and spirituality. While their claims to authority are local, traditional leaders, or “chiefs,” are also integrated into the modern state in a variety of : Lauren Honig.

The Paradox of Traditional Chiefs in Democratic Africa shows that unelected traditional leaders can facilitate democratic responsiveness. Ironically, chiefs' undemocratic character gives them a capacity to organize responses to rural problems that elected politicians and state institutions by: traditional authorities and local government leaders – far from fighting a pitched battle for public support, the fates of each appear to be inextricably linked.

In contrast, an individual’s level of modernization plays a much smaller role in shaping perceptions of traditional authority than we might have expected. The search for appropriate institutional framework for local governance and development has been a difficult task in Africa. Although Traditional Authorities are authentic and time-tested institutions of governance, their role has been politically, administratively, and financially marginalized since the introduction of modern local government by: 3.

THE ROLE AND PURPOSE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTRODUCTION The existence of local government has always been defended on the basis that it is a crucial aspect of the process of democratization and intensification of mass participation in the decision-making process.

more particularly in Africa, are, inter alia, parks, street. research also benefited from a conference on ‘Traditional Leaders and the Administration of Justice’held in Durban on 6 and 7 Octoberwhere the researcher observed public deliberations and held discussions with different traditional leaders and local councillors.

Traditional leaders have been central to the lives of African people for. Government will pass a law before the end of the year, which will outline the function of traditional leaders in the local government system. South Africa: Government to Pass Law on the Role of.

The Paradox of Traditional Chiefs in Democratic Africa shows that unelected traditional leaders can facilitate democratic responsiveness. Ironically, chiefs' undemocratic character gives them a capacity to organize responses to rural problems that elected politicians and state institutions lack.Anti-corruption, local government, traditional leadership Free download from Anti-corruption monitoring and enforcement agencies in South Africa 15 Table Local government bodies during political transition 25 CONTRALESA The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa D&G Democracy and GovernanceFile Size: KB.The meeting noted that this approach will assist to take stock of the nature of the relationship between traditional leaders and government, especially the third sphere which is closest to the people.