26 Nov 2019
by Kevin Bloom
With the rights of almost 10% of the SA population at stake and a landmass close to a third of the size of KwaZulu-Natal under review, the case that was meant to be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on […]
21 Nov 2019
by Bongani Hans
The postponement of the KwaZulu-Natal rural land case against Ingonyama Trust Board will prolong the vulnerability of residents who are forced to pay rent under a lease agreement, said Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac).
20 Nov 2019
by Tony Carnie
Zulu royal land trust is accused of ‘extorting’ millions from rural residents. A politically charged court case involving millions of rands in rent paid to a trust headed by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been postponed at the last moment.
20 Nov 2019
by The Citizen
The Ingonyama Trust, which is headed by King Goodwill Zwelithini, is accused of ‘extorting’ rent from rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal.
18 Nov 2019
by Ruth Hopkins
Ahead of SA’s watershed 1994 election, 3-million hectares of KwaZulu land were transferred into the Ingonyama Trust, under the Zulu king. On November 22, the high court in Pietermaritzburg will hear residents who claim they have been unlawfully forced to […]
15 Nov 2019
by Kathleen Wootton
The connection between 5.2 million South Africans and security of tenure to their lands and homes is the burning issue in a landmark case coming to court.
05 Nov 2019
by Mary de Haas
The law creating the Ingonyama Trust was passed on the very last day of existence of the Bantustan administration and created a pocket of land in democratic South Africa that would be immune to any state land reform programmes: a […]
30 Oct 2019
LARC attended the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform’s Portfolio Committee meeting on the 8th and 9th of October.
15 Oct 2019
by Gabriele Steinhauser and Aaisha Dadi Patel
JOZINI, South Africa—In her battle to secure the rights to her dusty homestead, Hluphekile Mabuyakhulu has joined a small group of South Africans squaring off with a powerful landlord: the king of the Zulu nation.
09 Sep 2019
by Zenande Booi and Nokwanda Sihlali
There was a backlash against the Ingonyama Trust Board even before the release of the Presidential Expert Advisory Panel Report on Land Reform and Agriculture last month and the subsequent media coverage.