Inaugural Nobhiyana Madondo Lecture Hosted by the Pietermaritzburg Tourism Association

DELIVERED BY PRINCE MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEZI MP INKOSI OF THE BUTHELEZI CLAN TRADITIONAL PRIME MINISTER TO THE ZULU MONARCH AND NATION AND PRESIDENT OF THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Msunduzi Voortrekker Monument, Pietermaritzburg: 19 September 2018   Ladies and gentlemen; When I received an invitation to deliver this lecture from Mr Dumisani Mhlongo, the Director of Msunduzi […]

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IFP Extends Condolences on Passing of ANC MP Nokhaya Mnisi

The IFP extends its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of ANC Member of Parliament Ms Nokhaya Adelaide Mnisi. To our colleagues in the ANC in Parliament, we wish you strength and comfort during this trying time. We have learnt with shock and sadness of the unexpected passing away of Ms Mnisi […]

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IFP Notes ConCourt Judgement on Cannabis

Note to Editors: Click here to download Narend Singh’s sound bite in English or listen to the embedded sound clip below:   The IFP notes the unanimous Constitutional Court (ConCourt) judgement handed down today on the decriminalisation of the private use of cannabis use for adult South Africans. In 2014 the IFP introduced the Medical […]

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Unveiling of a Tombstone in Commemmoration of Inkosi Phalane ka Mdinwa Who Fought in the 1879 Battle of Isandlwana

INTRODUCTION OF HIS MAJESTY THE KING BY PRINCE MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEZI MP INKOSI OF THE BUTHELEZI CLAN TRADITIONAL PRIME MINISTER TO THE ZULU MONARCH AND NATION AND PRESIDENT OF THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY University of Zululand Sports Grounds: 15 September 2018 His Majesty the King of the Zulu Nation, all Members of the Royal family, the […]

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IFP Statement On The Killing Of Zakhele Mazibuko

The IFP has received with shock and sadness the news of the killing of Comrade Zakhele Joseph Mazibuko (44), the Publicity Secretary of the IFP in the UThukela District, who was fatally gunned down in an ambush last night (Saturday, 15 September 2018) between Estcourt and Colenso shortly after leaving an IFP district meeting. Comrade […]

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IFP Questions Monitoring and Evaluation System Used to Monitor Public Projects in KwaZulu-Natal

The IFP in KZN questions the monitoring and evaluation system used to assess and track projects’ progress by various departments in the province. This comes after an increase in corruption cases where public delinquents siphon millions of Rands in paying for non-existing projects and bogus service providers while soliciting money into personal bank accounts. The […]

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IFP: KZN COGTA MEC Must Stop Hypocrisy on Municipal Interventions

The IFP notes that the KZN Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) insists upon full municipal accountability for all actions and decisions taken by municipal councils and officials even if this, on occasion, leads to the department taking legal action against municipalities as has recently been the case with Mthonjaneni, Nquthu, Msinga and […]

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IFP Mayor Welcomes COGTA Investigation into ZDM

The Mayor of the Zululand District Municipality (ZDM), Mr Thulasizwe Buthelezi, today welcomed KZN COGTA’s announcement that the department would be launching an investigation into maladministration, fraud and corruption at ZDM. “The IFP has always insisted that a forensic investigation be conducted at ZDM. The IFP inherited a R33 million deficit when it came into […]

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On the Continued Controversy over a Suit

STATEMENT BY PRINCE MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEZI MP PRESIDENT OF THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY   I am saddened by the continued public controversy being created over the personal matter of a suit which was made for my 90th birthday celebration. I did not commission the suit nor did I expect to receive such a magnificent kindness from […]

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