Tag: Ingonyama Trust

Rural women fight for the right to own ‘their’ land

South Africa’s constitutional watchdog, backed by several brave rural women from KwaZulu-Natal, went to court this week in a bid to stop King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Ingonyama Trust turning land owners into tenants.

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Owners made tenants by the Ingonyama Trust

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Ingonyama Trust returns just 11 to 16 cents of every R100 it collects in rentals to his luckless tenants for the development and administration of the land they once called their own. He keeps the rest for himself.

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Mixing expropriation with Ingonyama is mischievous

Amongst assertions made at the recent ANC Land Summit, it seems the one issue that has permeated media analysis is the misinterpretation of former president Kgalema Motlanthe’s statement that most traditional leaders act as tin-pot dictators.

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The Ingonyama Trust: Land and Power in the former homelands

The message from the Ingonyama Trust is loud and clear – “hands off” to anyone who assumes they have a mandate to investigate what is happening to people’s land rights, or how the Trust spends its money.

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King Zwelithini stokes fires of Zulu nationalism

One has never been so relieved to see the sight of Lillian Dube and Desmond Dube.

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