Tag: Ingonyama Trust

New Form of Dispossession: King’s KZN Land Claim Signals Land Grab for Mineral Rights by Rural Elites*

In recent months, it has been reported that the Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini, under the auspices of the Ingonyama Trust, is preparing to lodge a massive land claim that will cover much of the land in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.Why is King Zwelithini lodging a land claim that goes back to 1875 when South Africa’s …

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Workshop confronting the threat to tenure security posed by vast tribal land claims

MEDIA STATEMENT Members of affected rural communities, civil society organisations and academics resolved at a two-day workshop in KwaZulu-Natal on August 12-13 to probe reports of tenure abuses experienced by communities on Ingonyama Trust land and to seek a meeting with the Land Restitution Commission on the likely impact of proposed giant tribal claims under …

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King Zwelithini’s land claim: what does the king want?*

With the window reopened for land claims, one of the biggest claims could be lodged on behalf of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini. While the size of the claim has yet to be finalised in financial terms, it could run into billions of rands while the land likely to claimed includes urban and rural areas — …

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