The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is calling for calm over the Ingonyama Trust saga, and plans to hold a land summit in Durban next week to clarify its position on this emotive issue. The ANC accused other parties, including the IFP, of using the contentious issue to whip up tribal rhetoric and reignite faltering campaigns ahead of next year’s national elections. On Wednesday Zulu king Goodwill and IFP leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi were the main speakers at a Zulu imbizo at Ulundi where they said they would do everything necessary to defend the land under Ingonyama Trust, whose sole trustee is the Zulu king. Mike Mabuyakhulu, the co-ordinator of the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal provincial task team, told Business Day the ANC would engage the Zulu king and other stakeholders to clarify matter, and to assure them that the government does not intend to take away land under Ingonyama Trust. "The land summit next week will be able to ventilate a number of issues, including this emotive issue of Ingon...

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