In the news: Residential leases concluded by the Ingonyama Trust are unlawful and unconstitutional

By Various

A collection of news articles and video clips relating to the recent Ingonyama Trust Board court ruling.

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2nd Webinar Invitation: Ingonyama Trust Lease Case: What are the judgement’s implications for tenure security of rural South Africans?

By LARC

You are invited to attend a two part conversation hosted by the Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) on the recent judgment in the matter of CASAC and others v Ingonyama Trust.

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Book the date! Online Book launch for Land, Law and Chiefs in Rural South Africa – Tuesday 20 July at 18:00-19:30 SAST.

Who controls the land and minerals in the former Bantustans of South Africa – chiefs, the state or landholders?

Disputes are taking place around the ownership of resources, decisions about their exploitation and who should benefit.

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Land rights have become a resource that is given to the elites, say rural land activists

By Zukiswa Pikoli

Rural activists say that the Ingonyama Trust judgment reveals a culture of exploitation of the most vulnerable by traditional leadership and the government, to benefit elites.

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The value of land for people displaced by mining cannot be measured in monetary terms alone

By Shannon Herd-Hoare and Ramabina Mahapa

If mining comes to Makhasaneni in rural KwaZulu-Natal, will the community be compensated fairly — and how? The market value of land or immovables such as homesteads is the usual determinant. But excluding the cultural aspects of dependence on land helps explain why so few communities have been left better off after being displaced by mining, and why so many resist mining on their land.

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