Court bid to curb King MisuZulu’s powers
/ 17 May 2024

Court bid to curb King MisuZulu’s powers

His uncle, Prince Mbonisi ka Bhekuzulu, has argued in court that Ingonyama Trust funds must be protected pending litigation challenging the king’s accession in the Pretoria high court

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Ingonyama Trust Board rejects Zulu king’s proposal that his lawyers audit the land entity
/ 3 May 2024

Ingonyama Trust Board rejects Zulu king’s proposal that his lawyers audit the land entity

The Ingonyama Trust Board will appoint a lawyer through a public procurement process

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LISTEN | If voters compel us to work with the EFF we will, says IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisa
/ 25 April 2024

LISTEN | If voters compel us to work with the EFF we will, says IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisa

Velenkosini Hlabisa also defended the Ingonyama Trust Act, which he said had been beneficial to black people in KwaZulu-Natal

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‘Premature’ to talk about withdrawing Zulu king’s benefits, says presidency
/ 14 December 2023

‘Premature’ to talk about withdrawing Zulu king’s benefits, says presidency

No finding was made by the court on the validity of MisuZulu’s claim to the throne

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ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application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ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application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 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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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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ANC Youth League wants government to change land programme to avoid creating ‘rural elite’
/ 26 June 2023

ANC Youth League wants government to change land programme to avoid creating ‘rural elite’

Chrispin Phiri has opted out of the league’s leadership contest but still hopes to influence the organisation through its national executive committee

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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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KwaZulu-Natal ANC defends Ingonyama Trust
/ 26 August 2022

KwaZulu-Natal ANC defends Ingonyama Trust

At the same time the supreme court of appeal has dismissed the ITB’s bid to overturn a high court ruling that its residents’ leases were unlawful

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Supreme court of appeal dismisses Ingonyama Trust Board’s application for leave to appeal
/ 23 August 2022

Supreme court of appeal dismisses Ingonyama Trust Board’s application for leave to appeal

The trial court had ordered that the body pay back millions of rands it collected from residents of its land

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