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Published: 26 March 2020

83 Pages

ISBN: 9780190744397

Bookseller Code (06)

The Lawsuit of the Twins

S.E.K. Mqhayi and T. Mabeqa

"I'm laying a charge!" Which of the twins -Babini or Wele - should inherit the homestead when their father dies? This classic tale of a court case among the Xhosa in precolonial times shows how the law and justice were applied with wisdom and consultation, and the importance of social values in these rulings.