Tag: Ingonyama

News Alert: Ingonyama Trust Board Judgment going to SCA

By LARC In June 2021, the Pietermaritzburg High Court found that the Ingonyama Trust had acted unlawfully in issuing leases to rural citizens who are already the ‘true and beneficial owners of the land’ in terms of Zulu customary law and the Ingonyama Trust Act.

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Search for new Ingonyama Trust Board starts for real — finally

By Paddy Harper The public process to nominate members of a new Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) has finally started after several months of delay.

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The Ingonyama judgment: Why the state must heed court orders to halt dispossession and deliver land rights

By Aninka Claassens Vulnerable rural people in South Africa are being systematically dispossessed of their precariously held property rights. The past decade has seen a colossal battle between the courts and government over land reform and the property rights of the 18 million South Africans living in their former homeland areas.

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In the news: Residential leases concluded by the Ingonyama Trust are unlawful and unconstitutional

By Various A collection of news articles and video clips relating to the recent Ingonyama Trust Board court ruling.

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Land rights have become a resource that is given to the elites, say rural land activists

By Zukiswa Pikoli Rural activists say that the Ingonyama Trust judgment reveals a culture of exploitation of the most vulnerable by traditional leadership and the government, to benefit elites.

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