Like rural communities in Pondoland
and Sekhukhuneland in the late 1950s, Lehurutshe erupted in a rural rebellion (the Hurutshe Revolt) against the imposition of the Bantu Authorities Act--which led to the deposition and exile of local chief Abram Moiloa--and the requirement that women begin to carry passbooks (Lissoni 2016: 35-6).
In November 2018, the High Court of South Africa also made a decision worthy of mention here on the rights of communities affected by environmental concerns in relation to development projects.A community in Pondoland
filed a suit against the Government of South Africa for giving rights to a company to mine titanium without the involvement of the locals.
Mediterranean Basin in Europe; Cape Floristic Region, Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa, Eastern Afromontane, Guinean Forests of West Africa, Horn of Africa, Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands, Maputuland Pondoland
Albany, Succulent Karoo in Africa; Mountains of Central Asia; Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, India, Indo-Burma, India and Myanmar, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka in South Asia;
'Small holder Agriculture as Local Economic Development (LED) strategy in rural South Africa: Exploring prospects in Pondoland
, Eastern Cape'.
Van Staden, "Ethnopharmacological study of plants from Pondoland
used against diarrhoea," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
The dynamics and sustainable use of high-value tree species of the coastal Pondoland
forests of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) obtained biofuel from sweet stem sorghum in Pondoland
Its production area is in the northeastern side of the country, extending from Northern Pondoland
in the Eastern Cape Province through the coastal belt and midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, to the Mpumalanga lowveld (SASA 2015).
The Transkei, originally referred to as Pondoland
, was between the Kei River and the then Colony of Natal.
Some of the fascinating historical details recounted include highlights of correspondence in 1886 between the Russian Czar and a Pondoland
Paramount Chief, who solicited sympathies in the face of dispossession.
Even the sangoma (a traditional priest), who addressed the crowds shortly before they clashed with the police, was from Pondoland
in the Eastern Cape.
Mukolwe, "The dynamics and sustainable use of high-value tree species of the coastal Pondoland
forests of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa," Forest Ecology and Management, vol.