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Land reform report recommends reviewing the Ingonyama Trust Act

In the report submitted by the Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture it was recommend that the Ingonyama Trust Act be reviewed or repealed.

The trust was established in 1994 to oversee the land which was administered by the KwaZulu-Natal government and comprises of 29.67% of the provinces land.

The sole trustee is King Goodwill Zwelithini who stated that anyone who touches the Ingoyama Trust would find themselves at war with the Zulu nation.

The report recommended that government take over the custodianship of the trust and control it on behalf of the citizens as there is currently a lack of public accountability b y the board with regards to the finances of the trust.

The government have no obligation to implement the panels recommendations.