IFP Statement on President Ramaphosa’s Address

The IFP notes this evening’s address by President Cyril Ramaphosa, announcing that our country will remain within the adjusted Level 3 of lockdown, as this is a sensible and pragmatic step, which will keep the economy open. We note the current restrictions, as our country could ill-afford a Level 4 or 5 lockdown. Furthermore, the […]

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FAMILY LEFT STRANDED AFTER HEAVY RAINS IN OKHAHLAMBA LAST WEEK

The year 2021 got off to a traumatic start for the Makhombothi family, after their home collapsed, following a heavy storm that struck Ward 5 eGangadweni, in the Okhahlamba Local Municipality last week. The Makhombothi family was left devastated – and homeless – after they lost everything they had, when the heavy rains washed away […]

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All wards in Umhlatuze without water since New Year

The IFP notes with serious concern the ongoing water crisis in the Umhlatuze Local Municipality, which is an administrative area in the King Cetshwayo District (KCD) Municipality, which has also been identified as a Coronavirus Hotspot in KwaZulu-Natal. Residents of 14 Wards, including Wards 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, […]

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Statement by IFP President Hon Velenkosini Hlabisa MPL On the passing of Mr Allen Thompson, President of the National Teachers’ Union

The IFP has received with great shock and sadness the news of the untimely passing of Mr Allen Thompson, President of NATU, in the early hours of this morning. The education sector is poorer because of this loss of a giant unionist and passionate educationist. Mr Thompson was rooted in education as a teacher, principal, […]

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