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New law aims to curb cultural appropriation in South Africa


The president has signed the Protection, Promotion, Development, and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill into law.

The new act aims to prevent the 'unauthorised use and misappropriation of knowledge developed over time' by the country’s indigenous communities.

Adam Haupt, Associate Professor at UCT talks to Nikolaus Bauer about the so-called 'cultural appropriation' Act.

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Life Esidimeni Inquest n 27

Life Esidimeni Inquest n 27

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Buying or selling property for the first time

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Ndlovu youth choir families react to them being in the finals

Ndlovu youth choir families react to them being in the finals

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Sexual offenders list needed for teachers

Sexual offenders list needed for teachers

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ConCourt agrees that spanking your child is unconstitutional

ConCourt agrees that spanking your child is unconstitutional

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Joao Rodriques leave to appeal has been dismissed

Joao Rodriques leave to appeal has been dismissed

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Update on motorist who drove off with female traffic officer

Update on motorist who drove off with female traffic officer

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Urgent parly sitting on GBV

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Think Equal aims to create a gender-equitable South Africa

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University of Zululand students under siege

University of Zululand students under siege

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