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Vol 48 No 21

Published 19th October 2007

South Africa

Take me to your traditional leader

President Thabo Mbeki's attempts to reform the system of traditional leaders to bring it into line with democracy are not universally popular. Traditional leaders are resisting, especially in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), which has more than 300 of them. They look to the former African National Congress Vice-President, Jacob Zuma, as their preserver. We hear that he has promised a review of the policy if he is elected the party's president.

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