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Illegal land sales head to court

By Paddy Harper Five years after an investigation found that a chief in KwaZulu-Natal illegally sold people’s land to outsiders to build holiday homes, no action has been taken against him or his subordinates.

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How communities are defying the Ingonyama Trust’s land grab

Ahead of SA’s watershed 1994 election, 3-million hectares of KwaZulu land were transferred into the Ingonyama Trust, under the Zulu king. On November 22, the high court in Pietermaritzburg will hear residents who claim they have been unlawfully forced to pay rent to the trust, which, aside from having never received a clean audit, appears …

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