Opposition is the toughest job in politics

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Weekly Newsletter to the Nation My dear friends and fellow South Africans, Opposition is the toughest job in politics everywhere. From the start one is disadvantaged. Opposition parties have lost the election and are destined for a period of at least four to five years shadow […]

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The Budget

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Weekly Newsletter to the Nation My dear friends and fellow South Africans, With the heavy thud of bundle of documents which landed on my desk: the Division of Revenue Bill, the Budget Speech 2007; Budget 2007; the Appropriation Bill; Estimate of National Revenue 2007 and the […]

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Reforms to our social security system

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Weekly Newsletter to the Nation My dear friends and fellow South Africans, When I was listening to President Thabo Mbeki on Friday speak about reforms to our social security system, my mind went back to a visit my wife, Irene, and I made to Sweden in […]

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President Thabo Mbeki’s political twilight

MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Weekly Newsletter to the Nation My dear friends and fellow South Africans, The final two years of his presidency are destined to be President Thabo Mbeki’s political twilight according to most commentators. 2007 will see Mr Mbeki primarily as a second-term president, fast approaching his political […]

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