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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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O buile se kwa thuto puisanong ya lekgotla la borre la Ghanzi bosheng.
These unauthorised forms of 'lawfulness' originated in townships during the apartheid era and also have deep roots in customary urban traditions such as lekgotla, a form of restorative justice.
I wish to thank the following people for their participation in interviews and for their contributions to this research: Themba Goba, Thami ka Plaatjie, Sakhiwe Khumalo, Toy Manqa, Oupa Masankane, Roy Matube, Mandla Mazibuko, Oupa Modikoane, Nthabiseng Christina Mofolo, David 'Speech' Moisi, Tsietsi 'Speech' Mokatsanyane, Dineo 'Mapikoko' Mokoena, Lekgotla 'Ace' Motaung, Edward 'Chippa' Motubatsi, Morris More, Matime Moshele Papane, Shaka Radebe, Dorcas Ralitsela, Pelamotse Jerry Tlhopane, Johan van der Merwe and the two former members of the security branch who wish to remain anonymous.
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.' According to Mayosi, public private partnerships have been successful in 'training highly specialised doctors'.
. 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.
This process has been reversed by increasing reference to ubuntu and a related cluster of concepts (imbizo, pitso, lekgotla) in statutes and judgments.
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.