Agriculture, Agrarian Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza said she looked forward to working closely with His Majesty, King-elect Prince Misuzulu Ka Zwelithini to improve the lives of ordinary people living under land owned by Ingonyama Trust.
Didiza made the remarks after Prince Zulu was recognized as King of AmaZulu by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
This follows the death of His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini Zulu in March 2021 and the subsequent death of Queen Regent Mantfombi Dlamini in April 2021.
Under the KwaZulu-Natal Ingonyama Trust Act No. 3KZ of 1994, Ingonyama is the sole trustee of the trust, which is administered – subject to the provisions of this Act by the Ingonyama, assisted by the board established under Section 2A of the same Act – to administer lands held in trust for the benefit, material welfare and social welfare of members of tribes and communities recognized by law.
“This legal recognition by President Cyril Ramaphosa marks an important era for the Zulu Nation, the people who live under Ingonyama Trust Land, as well as the finalization of the appointment of the Ingonyama Trust Board, which is currently in process. course,” Didiza said in a statement Thursday.
Didiza, on behalf of the department and the Ingonyama Trust Board, conveyed warm wishes to Her Majesty and the entire Zulu Royal Family on this important milestone, which “will certainly be beneficial to the Zulu nation”. – SAnews.gov.za
Didiza will work closely with the King-elect Prince Misuzulu
SourceDidiza will work closely with the King-elect Prince Misuzulu