Zulu king demands urgent meeting with President Ramaphosa

Zulu king demands urgent meeting with President Ramaphosa

- Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini wants to meet with the president to get answers on what will happen with the Ingonyama Trust

- Kgalema Motlanthe wants the trust dissolved

- King Goodwill is willing to go to court if matters aren't resolved by the end of the year

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King Goodwill Zwelithini needs answers and he wants them from president Ramaphosa.

Kgalema Motlanthe stated that there are plans to dissolve the Ingonyama Trust. The king wants to know what will really happen.

Traditional leaders held a meeting in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday and the king said that he wants to see the president as soon as possible.

King Goodwill wants to hear from president Ramaphosa himself how matters are to be handled now.

The king is prepared to meet the president anywhere he wishes, according to a report by The Daily Sun.

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It is reported that president Ramaphosa is willing to meet with the king.

The king has been waiting for Motlanthe to clarify his statement on dissolving the Ingonyama Trust. The king would also like to know how Motlanthe came to his decision.

Until now, Motlanthe has not responded to the king's questions.

EFF leader Julius Malema would like to meet with the king himself. He would like to discuss land issues.

The king feels that meeting with the president himself is the only way he will get any straight answers.

King Goodwill and his people want to know if the government plans to take their land from them.

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Briefly.co.za learned that the king has his own legal team to swoop in if matters can't be resolved. If the president cannot give satisfactory answers, the king's legal eagles are ready to take the case to the courts.

But the king would like to avoid this and has told his legal team to wait until the end of 2018. He wants to look at other ways to resolve matters.

The land of the Zulu people is held in the Ingonyama Trust and its dissolution would cause a lot of problems.

King Goodwill asked all Zulu people to donate money in case he will need to go to court. He wants to fight for their land, in whatever way necessary.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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