IFP Questions Whether eThekwini is Seeking to Establish its Own Army?

The Inkatha Freedom Party is questioning why the eThekwini Municipality is prepared to spend almost R20milllion to purchase casspirs for riot control purposes instead of finding out why people are embarking on protests and addressing their needs. “This municipality is adopting a military-style approach to a civilian issue by purchasing casspirs instead of using that […]

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ANC Must Stop One-Upmanship; Use their Majority to Change Policies and Redirect Economic Trajectory

The IFP notes the dominating debate in the public arena which revolves around a campaign against “White Monopoly Capital” and the advocacy of Radical Economic Transformation, as well as Free Education. We note too that the ruling African National Congress – among other parties – is among organizations deeply involved in these campaigns of national […]

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IFP Boycotts eThekwini Metro Meeting

In its Caucus meeting held today, the IFP resolved to boycott tomorrow’s sitting of eThekwini Metro Council, accusing the ruling ANC of being disorganized and disrespectful of other political parties. This emanated from the decision by the Municipality to bring forward tomorrow a Municipal sitting that was scheduled for Thursday. IFP Exco Member Councilor Mduduzi […]

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KZN Premier Promotes Tardiness Within His Cabinet

The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal is convinced that the KZN Premier Willies Mchunu has given MECs in his cabinet a mandate to do as they please knowing that there would be no consequences regarding their failures. “The failure by the Premier to remove KZN MEC of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo from his position due […]

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KZN MEC Of Health Must Be Fired

The IFP has challenged the ANC KZN provincial leadership to choose between saving people’s lives or the KZN Health MEC Dr S’bongiseni Dhlomo following the shocking findings in the recent report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) into the state of oncology services in the province. “It is high time NOW for the […]

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DEBATE ON YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION

BY HON MRS T P MTHETHWA MPL KZN LEGISLATURE Honourable Speaker Today is a special day whereas legislators are reflecting on the youth day celebration. We all know how the youth of 1976 united to fight a common problem regardless of their political affiliation. There was one common hope, one day we will be free. […]

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IFP REMARKS ON THE EXECUTIVE STATEMENT ON RATIONALISATION OF PROVINCIAL PUBLIC ENTITIES PRESENTED BY KWAZULU-NATAL MEC FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, HON. S. ZIKALALA

Debate by: Hon. Mbongeleni Joshua Mazibuko; IFP MPL KwaZulu-Natal Legislature; Pietermaritzburg Hon. Speaker and Hon. Members; as a matter of principle the IFP supports the rationalization of Provincial Public entities as presented by Hon. MEC Sihle Zikalala. We support it because to us “a rose by any other name smells as sweet.” Hence to us […]

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Debate On Shortage Of Oncologists

BY HON MRS NJ NKWANYANA MPL, KZN LEGISLATURE Speaker! As a matter of fact the healthcare system in KwaZulu-Natal is in deep crisis, characterised by critical shortages of medical staff and non-functioning of equipment in public hospitals. We are very perturbed by the dire shortage of qualified oncologists in public hospitals. Oncology services‚ including radiotherapy‚ […]

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