Open Letter to the Speaker in KwaZulu-Natal Legislature

As the rules of the Legislature are silent about how to direct questions to the Speaker’s Office, unlike the various Departments, where we are at liberty to pose questions for accountability, the IFP has opted for an open letter to question your alleged abuse of power and the conduct in your Office. We feel these […]

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Concerns About Shortage of Healthcare Workers in KZN Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal is concerned about the shortage of healthcare workers at Addington Hospital amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This was evident during the unannounced special Health Portfolio Committee oversight visit, held yesterday at Addington Hospital at the request of the IFP, after it was reliably informed that there is a shortage of healthcare workers at Addington […]

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Fix the fundamentals of policing first before releasing stats

The release of the 2019/2020 Crime Stats this morning by Police Minister, Bheki Cele, is alarming, unsettling and deeply problematic for numerous reasons. At the outset, the increase in crimes and violence perpetrated against women and children is shocking, considering that many promises were made by the SAPS in this regard. This includes ensuring that […]

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IFP Applauds Arrest of Premier’s Office Officials by Hawks and Calls for Lifestyle Audits and an Anti-Corruption Indaba

The IFP feels vindicated following the arrest of officials in Premier Sihle Zikalala’s office. The IFP have long been saying that there is corruption taking place right under the Premier’s nose. We welcome the arrest by the Hawks of CFO, Ziphathe Mboneni Cibane, personal assistant, Nomusa Zakwe, administration clerk, Njabulo Makhathini, senior administration clerk, Sthembiso […]

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IFP: Looming Planned NEHAWU Strike a Recipe for Disaster

The IFP says the looming planned strike by NEHAWU is nothing but a recipe for disaster, and it must be prevented as people in KwaZulu-Natal will also be affected. At a media briefing on Tuesday, 28 July, Zola Saphetha, NEHAWU General Secretary, said that they will embark on a strike in September because of issues […]

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IFP Condemns Neglect Of Old Satellite Police Stations

The IFP strongly condemns the neglect of government structures, especially old and dilapidated police satellite stations in the province. We therefore demand accountability from the MEC for Safety and Liaison in KwaZulu-Natal, Mr Bheki Ntuli, about the refurbishment of the dilapidated satellite police stations located around the province. The IFP learnt about the people’s dissatisfaction […]

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Memorial Service for the late Hon. Dr Andrew Mlangeni

Tribute by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP Founder and President Emeritus of the Inkatha Freedom Party Via Zoom, 26 July 2020   Members of the Mlangeni family; leaders of our nation; and friends from throughout the world – I consider it a particular honour to speak about my brother, Isithwalandwe, as we remember his remarkable life. […]

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IFP Calls on Makhura to Investigate Tender Awarded to Husband of Presidency Spokesperson, Khusela Diko

The IFP condemns the blatant conflict of interest that resulted in the irregular awarding of a tender to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) by the Gauteng Department of Health to Nkosi Madzikane Thandisizwe Diko, the husband of Gauteng Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) member and Presidency Spokesperson, Khusela Diko. It is reported that Diko’s company, Royal […]

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