South Africa: The end of the Rainbow Nation

From Hamish In Auckland Tue Dec 11 2012, 01:48:00

New Vision ( Uganda ) reports

S.African women rights at risk as Zuma woos tribal chiefs

AMAHLUBI, South Africa - Pregnant and bereaved, Thandiwe Zondi considered killing herself and her five daughters when she was evicted from her marital home.

Under customary Zulu law, only males can inherit land. But Zondi had borne no sons when her husband, a chief, died of natural causes, so his successor moved into her house and turfed the family out.

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