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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Ingonyama Trust hit with forensic audit

ITB chair says land reform minister has no authority over him and only his king can tell him what to do

Illegal land sales head to court

Two state departments have done nothing about the sale of people’s land in Umnini by an inkosi –and R2.5-million has still not been accounted for

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchment notices

The effect of Covid-19 and the land reform department’s freeze of R23-million because the ITB didn’t comply with budget submissions are cited as some of the reasons for the staff cuts

Didiza intervenes in ‘paralysed’ Ingonyama Trust Board

Labour disputes and withheld funding for noncompliance have rocked the board, which is supposed to administer about three million hectares on behalf of King Goodwill Zwelithini

Court orders that Ingonyama Trust Board staff be paid their salaries

Embattled KwaZulu-Natal land trust loses in court, after ceasing paying salaries to some workers in March

Case lays bare Ingonyama’s dealings

Staff members claim they are fall guys for the failure of the Ingonyama Trust Board, which manages large swathes of KwaZulu-Natal

Ingonyama boss’s rent debt rises

Tenants in arrears are being evicted, but no action has been taken against the board’s chairperson

Ingonyama Trust Board blames lawyer for ‘negligent’ eviction of Umnini resort owner

​The Ingonyama Trust Board has denied responsibility for the illegal eviction of a KwaZulu-Natal South Coast resort owner

Cosatu’s new KZN leaders take on Ingonyama

The Cosatu in KwaZulu-Natal wants people who live on land controlled by the Ingonyama Trust to be given individual land tenure rights

Royal relation takes Ingonyama reins

A sister-in-law of Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini has been appointed as acting chief executive of the embattled Ingonyama Trust Board

Ingonyama head bends lease rules

His company had, since 2016, failed to pay rent for a service station on trust land, but he got a long-term lease anyway

Ingonyama Trust bid to purge staff

Fine Ingonyama Trust Board staff members been suspended for offences relating to complaints about commercial leases issued by the board

MPs angry over a KZN chief’s house

Members of Parliament have been outraged to hear that the state has built a house for a KwaZulu-Natal chief to the tune of R700 000.

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