NFP leader Zanele ka Magwaza-Msibi has accepted her appointment as the new deputy minister of science and technology.
Jabu Mncwango from the KwaMashu Hostel says she remembers seeing an ANC supporter beaten for wearing party colours but it doesn't deter her.
The M&G puts 10 tough questions to Zanele Magwaza-Msibi, founder and leader of the National Freedom Party.
IFP breakaway party, the National Freedom Party, says a woman believed to be one of their supporters has been kiled in KwaZulu-Natal.
Police were unable to contain violent clashes between National Freedom Party (NFP) members and Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) supporters in KwaMashu.
It is trite but disturbingly true that the political murders have returned KwaZulu-Natal to its bloody past, writes Niren Tolsi.
Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has replied to an article in last week's M&G relating to the talks between his party and the NFP.
The Inkatha Freedom Party and the National Freedom Party have been engaging in talks in order to quell the violence between their supporters.
The press ombudsman has ordered the Sowetan to run a front page apology to IFP president Mangosuthu Buthelezi for damage to his credibility.
The African National Congress (ANC) and the National Freedom Party (NFP) will work together in all hung municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal.
As horse trading over coalitions to run at least 19 KZN municipalities continued, there was the distinct smell of decomposing horse meat on the table.
The National Freedom Party strategists ascribe the three-month-old organisation's successful début to little else but the commitment of its members.
The Inkatha Freedom Party has urged its breakaway party, the National Freedom Party, to bring its coalition "preconditions" to the negotiating table.
The NFP has said it would not start coalition talks with the IFP until the IFP publicly apologises for its comments about the splinter group.
Cope put a brave face on its poor showing in the municipal election, insisting that the future belongs to South Africa's small parties.
At least one party has begun talks to form coalitions, with a few others expressing an interest, as the local government elections draw to a close.
The beleaguered IFP's control of 32 of KZN's 61 municipalities was under serious threat as results from the local elections rolled in.
All eyes are on Ulundi to see how the new NFP party fares -- and Nkandla, the traditional home of President Zuma, where many residents feel neglected.
With former allies facing off on the election battlefield the race is on for KwaZulu-Natal .