Right of Reply: M&G chose ‘good story’ over truth — Buthelezi

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP

‘Ingonyama Trust: The Full Story Revealed at Last”. Thus read the Mail & Guardian’s front page headline on August 8 last year, accompanied by an image of me and His Majesty the King.

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Land, rurality and data systems during Covid-19: Co-ordinating a continental response

Constance Mogale

Covid-19 has heightened the vulnerability of the powerless, who are now exposed to the whims of governments who have at their disposal absolute power as a result of the state of emergency and ‘the undemocratic nature of disasters’.

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Ingonyama Trust Board’s missing budget another failure to account

Nokwanda Sihlali and Sithembiso Gumbi

The Ingonyama Trust Board has failed to get its R22-million budget allocation from the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development because it was unable to submit a budget to parliament in time.

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Coal mine’s bid for KZN land puts compensation criteria to test

Ramabina Mahapa

The people of Mpukunyoni in KwaZulu-Natal are the latest in a growing list of rural South African communities whose land rights are under siege as a mining company seeks to remove them from their homes.

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Special Assignment | Land Claims: 21 April 2020 (Video)

A recent episode of Special Assignment tracks developments in two communities whose restitution claims and dreams have been thwarted by government ineptitude.

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