IFP welcomes extension of COVID-19 lockdown

The IFP welcomes this evening’s announcement to extend the Covid-19 Lockdown in our country by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his address to the nation. This announcement has grave consequences on our economy and we further welcome the economic relief measures announced and the salary cuts of top government officials. President Ramaphosa has shown leadership in […]

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IFP: Social relief during lockdown

There is no doubt that the imposed national lockdown has greatly affected the poorest among us especially those who receive no social relief at all. As we go deeper into the 21-day lockdown, people without any form of income are becoming more desperate for the basic necessities. There have been many messages posted on social […]

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IFP welcomes action against minister Ndabeni-Abrahams

The IFP welcomes and accepts the public apology of Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, after we have called on her to do so, following her grandiose display of flouting governments lockdown regulations in a social media post. Further to her apology, we are pleased with the stern action taken against her by President […]

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Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams owes South Africans an apology

The IFP calls on Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams to apologise to South Africans for a grandiose display of flouting governments lockdown regulations. This is not a time for double-standards and for “displays” of leadership in adhering to lockdown regulations. The global Covid-19 pandemic requires true, genuine and honest leadership in which unites […]

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IFP: Wildlife trafficking remains a law unto itself

In responding to the alleged assassination and murder of one of  South Africa’s best police detectives in the fight against rhino poaching, Lieutenant Colonel Leroy Bruwer, IFP Chief Whip in Parliament and Portfolio Committee member on Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Mr Narend Singh, MP said, “The impunity with which poachers continue to ply their murderous […]

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Cancellation of Press Conference

Note to Editors: Please note the scheduled press conference of the IFP for this afternoon has been postponed, in light of the President’s Address to the Nation this evening. The IFP executive and Mayors meeting will continue and details of the measures will be circulated in due time. Apology for the inconvenience caused. – Contact: […]

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