Tag: rural land

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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Who owns the land in South Africa’s communal areas? 

The issue of land ownership and governance in communal areas continues to be hotly debated. Two broad views prevail. One is that traditional authorities are the owners of the land. The other view argues that residents are the owners and traditional authorities hold the land in custody, on behalf of the residents.

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