IFP Campaign for the Commercialization of Hemp Bears Fruit

The IFP’s campaign for the commercialisation of hemp farming in the country is starting to bear fruit as captured in the response to my parliamentary question to Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) Minister, Senzeni Zokwana on whether he has engaged other Ministers on the viability of decriminalising and commercialising the growth and cultivation of hemp […]

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IFP to Conduct Community Oversight Visit in Umlazi

On Thursday, 13 September 2018 the IFP in eThekwini District will conduct a community oversight visit about undelivered services to the community in Umlazi Q Section – Wards 87 and 85 at the Sofaya informal settlement. The Oversight will be led by the IFP District Chairperson and Councillor Dr E Mngadi together with his committee. […]

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Concerns about the Delay into Investigation of Fraudulent Activities in the KZN Department of Agriculture

The Inkatha Freedom Party demands that the SIU, HAWKS and KZN Treasury must expedite the investigation into the alleged corruption in the KZN Department of Agriculture. We are extremely concerned that the delay appears to be deliberate, undue and unreasonable, and we condemn this lack of progress. The delay in identifying the “perpetrators and masterminds” […]

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Increase in Murder Rate Justifies Debate on Death Penalty

Note to Editors: This statement follows the release of the 2017/18 Crime Stats by the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Parliament today. The deplorable state of crime in our country, particularly in regards to the murder rate is reason enough to get South Africans talking about the reinstatement of the capital punishment. It is […]

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IFP NEC Statement

Note to Editors: This statement follows the sitting of the IFP’s National Executive committee. The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the IFP sits every Monday to discuss issues facing the country and the party. On Genetically Modified Foods: The IFP believes that the right to health includes the right to know what we are consuming […]

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Speaker Baleka Mbete grants IFP debate on Fuel Levies

The IFP welcomes the decision by the Speaker of Parliament, Ms Baleka Mbete in acceding to our request to schedule a Debate of Urgent National Importance on the escalating fuel prices in our country. We have called for this debate in terms of Rule 130(1) of the National Assembly Rules. It is our hope that […]

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Negligence at KZN Health Care Facilities Must be Addressed

The IFP expresses great shock at the levels of incompetence in KZN health care centres and mortuaries. This comes after a Durban family’s gruesome discovery of their daughter’s decomposed body at a hospital mortuary in Durban. It is horrendous that health centre employees allegedly failed to inform the family about transferring the patient from KwaMashu […]

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