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What does TA stand for?

TA stands for Traditional Authorities

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Another revelation was that the only category of people not really accessing the law are rural residents because of lower public awareness in the rural areas, longer distances to courts and a great reliance on extended family or traditional authorities to deal with such matters.
The Ovaherero Traditional Authorities (OTA) did not attend the coronation ceremony as they did not want "to promote or participate in the disputed activities of the OvamBanderu factions surrounding the OvamBanderu leadership dispute", while the OvaMbanderu Traditional Authority's acting chief, Gerson Katjirua, condemned the coronation of Aletha Nguvauva for different reasons, among them that the instalment of a woman into the position of paramount chief was taboo.
The Asantehene is also helping with the reduction of poverty through several projects, including one aptly titled "Promoting Partnership with Traditional Authorities Project (PPTAP)" under which the Asantehene has become the only traditional ruler in Africa to have challenged the World Bank to stop ignoring traditional rulers in the planning and management of development projects that are supposed to enhance the quality of life of local communities.