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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Property rights

SAM Hlubi[Source: http://www.rapport.co.za/Nuus/Nuus/Konings-sit-vas-oor-grond-20140712 by Paddy Harper – translated.]

The struggle for ownership of Durban and Pietermaritzburg has degenerated into a conflict between kings, for the King of the Hlubi nation is adamant: They [= the Hlubi] had never been defeated by Shaka [= Zulu king] and therefore they will not be defeated by a giant land claim either. Read more

SAM Koning[Source: http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2014/07/06/zulu-leaders-to-make-multi-billion-rand-land-claim.]

King Goodwill Zwelithini and other traditional leaders are compiling a multi-billion rand land claim that could be South Africa’s largest to date, according to report.

“From what we have gathered thus far…[the area] goes outside the boundaries of the [KwaZulu-Natal] province to the Eastern Cape, Free State and part of Mpumulanga,” said Judge Jerome Ngwenya, chair of the Ingonyama Trust, which would help with the claim the City Press reported on Sunday. Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
5.1% y/y in October 2018 (CPI) & +6.9 y/y in October 2018 (PPI)
2.2% q/q (3rd quarter of 2018)
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