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Land governance and administration


Card image 29 April 2024 FoodforMzansi

Is it time for new legislation on CPAs? Agri leaders want action

Livelihoods and land reform are at stake as CPAs grapple with governance and capacity challenges. Tailored interventions are needed.

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Card image 11 April 2024 GroundUp

Ingonyama Trust finances are not transparent, says report

UCT land research centre says the trust is not compliant with legislation

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Card image 24 March 2024 Daily Maverick

Seeing Red: Water crisis should be SA government’s biggest priority, seminar told

Rivers running red, an explosion of toxin-producing cyanobacteria and the possible emergence of multidrug-resistant pathogens are some of the potential consequences of South Africa’s polluted and stretched water systems.

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Card image 29 February 2024 Gagasi FM

Minister Didiza meets with King Misizulu

By: Bright Ntuli The Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Thoko Didiza held a meeting with King Misuzulu ka Zwelithini in his capacity as the new chairperson of Ingonyama Trust Board. The meeting was requested by the King in order to communicate in person the decision he as a sole trustee of Ingonyama […]

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07 February 2024 IOL

King’s demands ‘not democratic’

Constitutional law expert says King Misuzulu’s desire for control of the land of the Zulu people is not likely to succeed.

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06 February 2024 Sunday World

King MisuZulu pushes for independence of Ingonyama Trust

AmaZulu King MisuZulu kaZwelithini is in favour of giving the contentious Ingonyama Trust autonomous status, which would give it the

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06 February 2024 IOL

AG finds DALRRD failed to act on fruitless expenditure

“The majority of the fruitless and wasteful expenditure was caused by payment of invoices for services not rendered.”

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Card image 07 February 2024 The Witness

‘Let chiefs run Ingonyama Trust’ – King Misuzulu

The Ingonyama Trust has on several occasions come under attack for infringing on the rights of rural dwellers.

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07 November 2023 IOL

Ingonyama Trust forensics probe into ‘looting’ of funds

Speaking exclusively to the Daily News, Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson iNkosi Thanduyise Mzimela said the board had recently taken a resolution to institute a forensic investigation on the alleged looting of the trust’s funds under the previous board.

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06 November 2023 IOL

The king has not dismissed Inkosi Mzimela from Ingonyama Trust Board

The letter was confirmed by King Misuzulu’s confidante, Jacob Mnisi, to be authentic and as having been signed by the king, but Department of Agriculture and Land Affairs spokesperson Reggie Ngcobo said Inkosi Thanduyise Mzimela was still board chairperson and the rumours were untrue.

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