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Phindi Patronella Tlou

Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa

  • Case Reports   
    Integrating Traditional Leaders in the Modern System of Governance
    Author(s): Phindi Patronella Tlou*

    A Traditional leader and his community are able to improve local economic development without relying on government to build infrastructure for rural areas. The aim of the study was to highlight that traditional leaders have important role in their communities and are also relevant in the modern system of governance. This is demonstrated clearly in the case study that was conducted in Kwa Zulu Natal in the Traditional Council of Qwabe/ Enkanini. Empirical research was done using questionnaires as scientific methodology to collect data. The findings of the study were that a Traditional leader and his community were able to sit together and identified the opportunities and challenges for development in their area using community engagement meetings. The traditional leader appointed headmen to work with the community members to farm identified crops, build schools and build recreation ce.. Read More»

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