lekgotla


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lekgotla

(lɛˈxɒtlə) or

kgotla

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a meeting place for village assemblies, court cases, and meetings of village leaders
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a conference or business meeting
[from Sotho and Tswana lekgotla courtyard or court]
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The national Department of Environmental Affairs, on 02 November 2015, launched the National Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Report (NECER) 2014/15 in Rustenburg, North West at the Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Lekgotla.
Lekgotla were tribunals consisting of seniors in the neighbourhood who presided over disagreements and rendered a verdict.
The use of community crafters provided a model of communal involvement that was continued in the visitor program based on the lekgotla or traditional dialogue that includes public debates, lectures and seminar series (Madikida et al.
I was shocked to hear at the [then recent] Cabinet lekgotla, that we send more medical students to Cuba to train than in all South Africa's medical schools put together.
Jamie Macaulay reached the main draw of the Fairmont Open in Philadelphia with an 11-6 12-10 10-12 11-3 win over Botswana's Lekgotla Mosope.
As if this was not enough, Mosito's lekgotla (council) is divided into two camps: the former advisors of his late father who are "uneducated", and his own peer advisors who are educated in the Western sense.
Republic of South Africa, Ministry of Safety and Security, Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster Post Cabinet Lekgotla Media Briefing Presented by the Minister of Safety and Security, Mr Charles Nqakula, 5 August 2003.
A sumptuous variety of restaurants line Nelson Mandela Square, among them the festive Lekgotla (www.
But, wag-n-bietjie, this is not just a larney book for the fundis at the technikons or the amakwerekwere attending a lekgotla.
Evidence that this trend recurred in other townships is provided by Seekings (1989: 122), who notes how in 1976, a 19-year-old Sowetan youth died from over 100 sjambok strokes delivered by a lekgotla.
The launch forms part of the 10th Annual Air Quality Governance Lekgotla.