The Inkatha Freedom Party is hoping that people disillusioned with the ruling party will buy into its promises to deliver what people really want.
The number of local politicians being killed, ostensibly for their positions is growing, writes Athandiwe Saba.
Charismatic Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has died after publicly battling lung cancer. He was 53 years old.
IEC chair Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties won seats in the National Assembly in this year's elections with the ANC taking 249 seats.
While the ANC has firmly established itself in KZN, the country's official opposition now has its foot in the door.
The killing of Winnie "Nu" Mhlongo on her 30th birthday in Kwadukuza has underscored the province's political intolerance and its resultant violence.
Jabu Mncwango from the KwaMashu Hostel says she remembers seeing an ANC supporter beaten for wearing party colours but it doesn't deter her.
A day after the polls, ANC and IEC offices were forced shut after disgruntled IFP supporters allegedly held ANC members hostage there.
Speaking at an Umlazi rally, IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi has criticised rampant corruption, saying "we need to fire some people in government".
Two families recall the harrowing times when peace in KwaZulu-Natal was little more than a pipe dream.
It has been 20 years since the Shell House massacre took place in downtown Jo’burg. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Greg Marinovich witnessed it.
Parties have cozied up to royal family members, churches and students at the weekend in a bid to gain support as the national election draws nearer.
From dealing with corruption to providing quality education, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has launched the party's election manifesto.
Terminally-ill IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini has tabled a Medical Innovation Bill in an attempt to legalise use of cannabinoids for medical purposes.
IFP breakaway party, the National Freedom Party, says a woman believed to be one of their supporters has been kiled in KwaZulu-Natal.
Parliament has expressed shock and sadness at the death of Ben Skosana, who had been an MP since 1994.
The EFF's Julius Malema and IFP's Mangosuthu Buthelezi have decided to let go of past grievances and protect each other's members while campaigning.
The Inkatha Freedom Party says it doesn't form part of a new coalition, the Collective for Democracy, that was formed to contest the 2014 elections.
Five opposition parties have formed a coalition, called the Collective for Democracy, to contest the general elections next year.