Zulu royals threaten court to halt sale of farm, R40m Vodacom deal
/ 23 May 2024

Zulu royals threaten court to halt sale of farm, R40m Vodacom deal

The king’s relatives want all assets to be retained until the court cases against him end

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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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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ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application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ITB wants Prince Mbonisi Zulu to pay costs of withdrawn application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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Chikane: State capture implicated members must also step aside
/ 27 October 2023

Chikane: State capture implicated members must also step aside

The integrity committee chairperson has said that ruling party leaders implicated in state capture have failed to appear before the disciplinary committee

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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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Cannabis master plan on the rocks
/ 5 April 2023

Cannabis master plan on the rocks

A lack of coherent approach by government departments has stalled the process of developing cannabis policy

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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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ANC integrity body wants Ingonyama Trust gone
/ 19 August 2022

ANC integrity body wants Ingonyama Trust gone

The party needs to review laws to ensure they do not prevent rural people from having security of tenure

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Ingonyama Trust Board wins right of leave to appeal
/ 17 May 2022

Ingonyama Trust Board wins right of leave to appeal

Argument against the residential leases programme court ruling will be heard at the supreme court of appeal

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Ingonyama Trust Board fails to table ‘deficit’ budget
/ 12 May 2022

Ingonyama Trust Board fails to table ‘deficit’ budget

Parliament says it will conduct oversight visit to determine what is wrong at the entity that administers three million hectares of trust land in KwaZulu-Natal

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Search for new Ingonyama Trust Board starts for real — finally
/ 16 March 2022

Search for new Ingonyama Trust Board starts for real — finally

Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza had wanted the new board in place by February

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