Zulu king wants court to strike uncle’s claim that he is ‘captured by drug mules’
/ 24 April 2024

Zulu king wants court to strike uncle’s claim that he is ‘captured by drug mules’

The monarch says corruption and abuse claims have no factual backing and should be removed from the court record

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Court battle looms over R71m ‘missing’ from Ingonyama Holdings
/ 11 April 2024

Court battle looms over R71m ‘missing’ from Ingonyama Holdings

The ITB wants Jerome Ngwenya to hand over the financial records of its investment company, but he has refused

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Royals won’t let Misuzulu ‘bully’ them into abandoning recognition challenge
/ 26 March 2024

Royals won’t let Misuzulu ‘bully’ them into abandoning recognition challenge

But the royal family will support Misuzulu kaZwelithini if the court finds the process was lawful

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Zulu king denies drugs, corruption claims by his estranged uncle
/ 20 March 2024

Zulu king denies drugs, corruption claims by his estranged uncle

The monarch wants a vexatious litigation order against royal family members

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Zulu monarch doubles down on Buthelezi appointment
/ 1 March 2024

Zulu monarch doubles down on Buthelezi appointment

MisuZulu will continue to play the role of Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson himself

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Royals say Thulasizwe Buthelezi’s appointment as Zulu prime minister is illegal
/ 26 February 2024

Royals say Thulasizwe Buthelezi’s appointment as Zulu prime minister is illegal

Royal family members say King MisuZulu’s decisions continue to undermine the rule of law

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King wants control over Zulu land
/ 23 February 2024

King wants control over Zulu land

King MisuZulu ka Zwelithini wants chiefs to play a greater role in the Ingonyama Trust Board

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ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application
/ 20 November 2023

ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application

The application is part of a brutal legal fight over control of the Zulu kingdom

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Royal rumble over Ingonyama Trust heads back to court
/ 15 November 2023

Royal rumble over Ingonyama Trust heads back to court

The monarch’s uncle wants provincial government to stop his salary and privileges

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Ingonyama Trust drops residential leases appeal
/ 14 November 2023

Ingonyama Trust drops residential leases appeal

The board will now have to refund millions of rands it collected from residents of land under the trust’s control

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Ingonyama Trust Board bankrolled Zwelithini’s lavish lifestyle
/ 2 November 2023

Ingonyama Trust Board bankrolled Zwelithini’s lavish lifestyle

The ITB bought the late Zulu king a R2.9 million BMW, paid his tax bills and legal fees, as well as the royal family’s transport and accommodation

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ITB withdraws appeal in residential leases case
/ 30 October 2023

ITB withdraws appeal in residential leases case

The appeal had been brought by its former chairperson Jerome Ngwenya, who was fired by the Zulu king earlier this year

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Suspended Ingonyama Trust Board staff battle to clear their names
/ 18 October 2023

Suspended Ingonyama Trust Board staff battle to clear their names

Despite being reinstated, staff members have not been compensated for their ordeal

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Court bid to strip Zulu king of power to name Buthelezi successor
/ 6 October 2023

Court bid to strip Zulu king of power to name Buthelezi successor

The king’s uncle has moved to cut his legal funding and wants the state to stop his salary

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Ingonyama Trust Board may drop residential lease appeal
/ 27 July 2023

Ingonyama Trust Board may drop residential lease appeal

The board is also considering closing Ingonyama Holdings

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Buthelezi backtracks on threat to dump Zulu king
/ 29 May 2023

Buthelezi backtracks on threat to dump Zulu king

The Ingonyama Trust Board is set to meet again this week despite Buthelezi’s demand that Jerome Ngwenya be reinstated as the chairperson

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Thoko Didiza appoints new Ingonyama Trust Board to administer land for Zulu king
/ 22 May 2023

Thoko Didiza appoints new Ingonyama Trust Board to administer land for Zulu king

The appointments are to go ahead despite a revolt by Mangosuthu Buthelezi and axed board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya

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New Ingonyama boss starts work despite Jerome Ngwenya’s attempted revolt
/ 2 May 2023

New Ingonyama boss starts work despite Jerome Ngwenya’s attempted revolt

King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini’s nominee has hit the ground running, while the axed Ngwenya seeks to be reinstated

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Ingonyama Trust chairperson defies Zulu king’s decision to fire him
/ 25 April 2023

Ingonyama Trust chairperson defies Zulu king’s decision to fire him

Jerome Ngwenya is now challenging the decision to appoint an interim board in court

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Ingonyama Trust Board gets a new chairperson
/ 20 April 2023

Ingonyama Trust Board gets a new chairperson

The nomination of Inkosi Thanduyise Mzimela by the Zulu king clears the way for a permanent board to be appointed

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Nehawu calls for Ingonyama Trust Board forensic audit
/ 8 April 2023

Nehawu calls for Ingonyama Trust Board forensic audit

Union questions dubious R41 million investment at a time when workers are being retrenched and others have not been paid

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<strong>The Zulu king’s land trust goes public on its finances</strong>
/ 24 March 2023

The Zulu king’s land trust goes public on its finances

The Zulu king wants transparency with regards to the board’s dealings

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Development billions promised to Ingonyama Trust ‘go missing’
/ 24 March 2023

Development billions promised to Ingonyama Trust ‘go missing’

A European ‘investor’ was meant to have made an initial transfer of R12  billion into the board’s South African Reserve Bank account

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King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini steps in over missing Ingonyama Trust R41m
/ 16 March 2023

King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini steps in over missing Ingonyama Trust R41m

The monarch wants transparency and public participation in the land body’s operations and finances

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Ingonyama Trust’s R41m ‘is gone, next move is to drain its coffers’
/ 10 March 2023

Ingonyama Trust’s R41m ‘is gone, next move is to drain its coffers’

The board ‘noted’ concerns and one member’s resignation over the payments, but went ahead anyhow

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Ingonyama Trust Board is unaccountable: Parliament
/ 2 December 2022

Ingonyama Trust Board is unaccountable: Parliament

Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza says a new board will be in place by mid-January

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