Prince Buthelezi’s Campaign Diary Till May 8

Dear Editors –

With just 21 days to go to the all-important May 8 poll, we would like to advise the media of the IFP President’s campaign schedule from now until May 8.

Tuesday 16 April 

15:00 Graduation Ceremony of Minister Naledi Pandor at the University of Pretoria

18:00 Dinner with the Pandor family at their home

Wednesday 17 April 

11:00 KwaZulu Natal Manifesto Launch and Rally in Pietermaritzburg

Thursday 18 April 

18:00 Maundy Thursday Church Service in Ulundi

Friday 19 April 

05:45 Diakonia Council of Churches Good Friday Service and Silent Procession from the Durban Exhibition Centre to the Durban City Hall (Prince Buthelezi will be carrying the cross)

12:00 Good Friday Service in Ulundi

Sunday 21 April

Easter Sunday Service with the family, in Ulundi

Tuesday 23 April

Meeting of the National Executive Committee

Wednesday 24 April 

18:30 Meeting with leaders of minority communities in Durban, at Crescent Hall

Thursday 25 April 

17:00 Launch of the Nick and Nola Steele Archive at the University of KwaNatal in Pietermaritzburg

Friday 26 April 

10:00 Visit to a Cooperative Exhibition, and handover of a community hall and house in Nkandla

Saturday 27 April 

Receipt of an Apostolic Blessing from the Pope, in Ulundi

Sunday 28 April 

11:00 Rally in KwaMashu

Monday 29 April

Sizonqoba Campaign: Durban – Port Shpestone – Gamalakhe – Umzinto – Scottsburgh

Tuesday 30 April

Sizonqoba Campaign: Pietermaritzburg – Greytown – Umsinga – Stanger

Wednesday 1 May

10:00 Workers’ Day mini-rally in Umfolozi, kwaMthethwa area

13:00 SADESMO rally at University of Zululand Main Campus

16:00 – 19:00 Meeting with multicultural communities in Richard’s Bay

Thursday 2 May

Sizonqoba Campaign: Pongola – eDumbe – Vryheid

Friday 3 May

Sizonqoba Campaign: uMtshezi – Ladysmith – Dundee – Nquthu

Saturday 4 May

Sizonqoba Campaign: Nongoma – Hlabisa – Ulundi

Sunday 5 May

Closing Rally in Ulundi

Monday 6 May

Meeting of the National Executive Committee

Wednesday May 8

Prince Buthelezi will be voting at the Mahlabatini Traditional Court House (time TBC)

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