IFP update on COVID-19 response

As South Africa’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) rose to 116 this morning, leaders of all political parties represented in Parliament met in Tuynhuys, in Cape Town, with President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss a coordinated response. The IFP’s Deputy President, the Hon. Inkosi Mzamo Buthelezi MP, participated in the meeting, providing the IFP’s input in […]

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IFP submits racism and religious intolerance complaints to human rights commission

The IFP has today written to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to accordingly request that two individual matters be investigated and that appropriate action/sanction can be taken by the SAHRC. It is imperative that the religious, cultural and traditional rights of all South Africans are protected and upheld and therefore the SAHRC is best placed to […]

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IFP NEC decision to postspone 45th anniversary celebrations

The IFP National Executive Committee (NEC) has decided to postpone the celebrations for the 45th Anniversary since the founding of the IFP on 21 March 1975, by the Founder and President Emeritus, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi MP. The 45th Anniversary Rally which was scheduled to take place on Saturday, 21 March 2020, also coinciding with the celebrations of […]

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#CORONAVIRUS IFP calls for mandatory self-isolation for travellers

The IFP calls on government to implement extraordinary measures for all travellers to and from Europe, following the World Health Organisation (WHO) announcement that Europe is the epicentre of the covid-19 pandemic. The IFP believes that people who have travelled to or from Europe in the past 30 days should undergo a mandatory self-isolation or quarantine. […]

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IFP to report religious intolerance to SAHRC

The IFP will lodge a complaint to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), following a disturbing, hateful and religiously intolerant post on a Facebook Group in KwaZulu-Natal, known as ‘KZN-Muslims’ which seeks to divide the Hindu and Muslim communities in our country. We will request the SAHRC to investigate this post and to act […]

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Report of the standing committee on finance

CONTRIBUTION BY HON. INKOSI MZAMO BUTHELEZI MP IFP Deputy President and Spokesperson on Finance on the Report of the standing committee on finance on the 2020 fiscal framework and revenue proposals NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: 11 MARCH 2020 Honourable Speaker The budget speech delivered by Minister Mboweni, was honest and straightforward. The Minister sketched a very grim […]

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IFP weed out corrupt police officers now

The IFP calls on the Department of Community Safety and Liaison together with SAPS senior leadership in KwaZulu-Natal to weed out corrupt police officers that are denting the image of the service and frustrating the government’s efforts to fight the vice by perpetrating it. This comes after two men rescued by police from angry vigilante […]

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