South Africa's tribal courts have a long history of deciding disputes among the nation's people, particularly in rural areas. But critics say they also have a long history of discrimination and corruption. Now there's a movement to bring those courts into the mainstream court system, while also reforming them.
South Africa is considering legislation that would give legal authority to tribal courts, where chiefs and village elders serve as judge and jury. But the plan faces opposition from rural women who say tribal courts don't represent their interests.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is South Africa's province of KwaZulu-Natal. The most widely spoken language there is Zulu. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Megan Hall, of Oxford University Press in South Africa about a new Zulu-English dictionary.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. Anchor Marco Werman tells us why a South African financial services company wanted to see which would be the first to cross the finish line, a carrier pidgeon, or an email.
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