President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to assure him that tribal land in KwaZulu-Natal will remain under the custodianship of the Ingonyama Trust and the state would never try and “grab the land”. Ramaphosa was visiting the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Empangeni on Friday night as part of the KwaZulu-Natal leg of the ANC’s Thuma Mina campaign, launched in Gauteng last month. Ramaphosa’s address comes as tensions between the ruling party and the Zulu monarch King Goodwill Zwelithini continue to mount. This week Zwelithini drew a line in the sand, threatening the ANC with all out war if the ruling party made good on moves to scrap the Ingonyama Trust Act which administers swathes of tribal land in the province.  President Ramaphosa promised to meet with Zwelithini in an effort to allay his fears. “I want to assure the King as I leave here to see him, we have no intention to grab the land from the trust. That land we will never try and grab because we have ...

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