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Opinion divided on King Goodwill Zwelithini’s legacy

By Claudi Mailovich While some label him a ‘useful idiot in the hands of the apartheid government’, others say he was a custodian of Zulu culture.

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Kgalema Motlanthe’s High Level Panel calls for repeal of Ingonyama Trust Act

The Ingonyama Trust headed by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu should be dissolved and the law that established it on the eve of South Africa’s liberation in 1994 should be repealed says an independent High Level Panel headed by former president Kgalema Motlanthe. The report, commissioned by the Speakers of South Africa’s national and provincial …

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KZN land tenure is injury and insult

WHEN King Goodwill Zwelithini announced recently that title deeds would be issued to households in rural KwaZulu-Natal, he omitted to say how this would fit in with the long-term lease agreements being issued by the Ingonyama Trust Board, of which he is the sole trustee.

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King’s budget reeks of favouritism

Outrage over the budget allocated to Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini in recent months has concentrated attention on the salaries and resources set aside for traditional leaders. The king’s annual budget of more than R50 million has been defended by the KwaZulu-Natal provincial government, while it simultaneously complains that it cannot afford to pay headmen in …

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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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