21 Nov 2019
by Bongani Hans

Casac unhappy about postponement of Ingonyama

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

Eleventh-hour delay in Ingonyama Trust court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

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.

18 Nov 2019
by Ruth Hopkins

How communities are defying the Ingonyama Trust’s land grab

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 […]

05 Nov 2019
by Mary de Haas

The Ingonyama Trust tramples on the democratic rights of citizens

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 […]

15 Oct 2019
by Gabriele Steinhauser and Aaisha Dadi Patel

South Africa Wrestles Over Zulu King’s Vast Landholdings

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.