A major step towards full land rights for rural SA

13 June 2021 - 00:05 By Sunday Times Editorial

The Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) describes itself as an organisation that looks after about 2.8-million hectares of land for the "benefit, material welfare and social wellbeing" of about 5.2-million people in KwaZulu-Natal.

Yet Pietermaritzburg high court (https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-06-11-ingonyama-trust-lease-programme-is-unlawful-high-court-rules/) judge Isaac Madondo found on Friday that the controversial decision by the ITB to charge a fee for usage of land held in trust is illegal and a violation of SA's constitution...

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