Zulu king calls a meeting to discuss the issue of land expropriation

Zulu king calls a meeting to discuss the issue of land expropriation

- King Goodwill has called for a meeting with fellow traditional leaders to talk about land expropriation

- The king has been very vocal on his view on the expropriation of land belonging to the Ingonyama Trust

- The meeting will see traditional leaders expressing their views on land expropriation

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Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini called a gathering of traditional leaders on Wednesday to talk about the issue of land expropriation.

The various traditional leaders of South Africa will be present to discuss the government's plans.

The call for a meeting follows after the Zulu king wanted to meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the government's plans.

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King Goodwill has been very vocal about his feelings about land expropriation.

Briefly.co.za reported earlier that King Goodwill wanted to meet with the president to get answers on what will happen with the Ingonyama Trust.

The Zulu king stated that anyone who touches the trust is declaring war against the Zulu nation.

Under the Ingonyama Trust, king Goodwill owns almost 30% of the land in KwaZulu-Natal. He said that taking the land from the Zulus will result in a bloodbath.

The Ingonyama Trust was born in 1994 and the land owned by the trust is about 28,000km², according to a report by Business Day.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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