Tag: Ingonyama Trust

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.

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Ingonyama Trust case postponed at the last minute

The Ingonyama Trust, which is headed by King Goodwill Zwelithini, is accused of ‘extorting’ rent from rural communities in KwaZulu-Natal.

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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 pay rent to the trust, which, aside from having never received a clean audit, appears …

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Land rights holders square up to Ingonyama Trust

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.

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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 pocket where residents would be held to different rules and rights than elsewhere in the …

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