IFP: Umhlatuze Local Municipality must be placed under administration

The IFP calls on KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC, Sipho Hlomuka, together with the KZN Provincial Executive, to urgently place Umhlatuze Local Municipality in the King Cetshwayo District (KCD) under administration. MEC Hlomuka must invoke Section 139(1)(b), which requires the provincial government to assume responsibility because a municipality is unable to fulfil […]

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Debate on the State of the Province Address

DEBATE ON THE STATE OF THE PROVINCE ADDRESS KWAZULU-NATAL LEGISLATURE TUESDAY, 2 MARCH 2021 PIETERMARITZBURG ADDRESS BY HON. VF HLABISA: LEADER OF THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION AND PRESIDENT OF THE IFP   Hon. Speaker, Hon. Premier, Hon. Members of the Legislature, Hon. Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. For the first time in the history of this province, […]

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IFP NEC calls on Zuma to appear before Zondo Commission

The IFP National Executive Committee (NEC) notes with serious concern the statement released by former President Jacob Zuma’s Foundation, accusing Deputy Chief Justice and Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Judge Raymond Zondo, of bending the laws to suit an agenda against the former President. The IFP NEC notes that the contempt […]

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MEDIA ALERT IFPYB to open defamation case against uMfolozi Mayor

Tomorrow, Tuesday, 2 March 2020, the IFP Youth Brigade (IFPYB) will open a defamation of character case against uMfolozi Mayor, Cllr Mgenge. This follows serious allegations made against IFPYB Deputy Publicity Secretary, Lonhle Gumede, falsely accusing him of involvement in a gender-based violence offence. The Mayor made these utterances on a Nongoma FM current affairs […]

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Negligent police officers should be investigated

The IFP in the UGU District condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the egregious failure of Mehlomnyama Police Station officers in Port Shepstone, on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, to act urgently in an ongoing assault case involving a minor. It is alleged that a whistle-blower reported this case on Friday, and police only attended […]

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IFP calls for removal of ghost workers from municipal payrolls

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal wishes to express its grave concern at the slow pace of detecting – and removing – ghost employees from some municipal payrolls in the Province, which is fraudulently depleting tax-payers’ money. The IFP’s concern follows reports that the Msunduzi Municipality has moved to freeze the salaries of 121 people feared to […]

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