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Meet Chantal Revell, Khoi-San princess who paved way for independent politicians

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by July 3, 2020 Financial News

BizNews — All South Africans walk in the footsteps of the Khoi and San (Khoi-San) people who were the original inhabitants at the tip of the African continent. It is therefore fitting that one of their descendants, Chantal Revell, played an instrumental role in the recent decision of the Constitutional Court to allow independent candidates to stand for national and provincial elections. It has not only opened the door for independents to stand for elections; it has open the door for the Khoi and San people slapped with the label of ‘coloured’ in the apartheid era to receive the recognition of being the first nation of southern Africa. Revell told BizNews of her journey and the importance of being recognised as the country’s oldest inhabitants. – Linda van Tilburg …

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Author: BizNews The Daily Insider

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