Royals say Thulasizwe Buthelezi’s appointment as Zulu prime minister is illegal
/ 26 February 2024

Royals say Thulasizwe Buthelezi’s appointment as Zulu prime minister is illegal

Royal family members say King MisuZulu’s decisions continue to undermine the rule of law

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In latest court bid, royals claim Buthelezi had ‘no role’ in naming Zulu king
/ 17 January 2024

In latest court bid, royals claim Buthelezi had ‘no role’ in naming Zulu king

Prince Mbonisi and other members of the family say they should be the ones to decide who becomes heir to the throne

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IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisa eyes KwaZulu-Natal premier candidate
/ 8 October 2023

IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisa eyes KwaZulu-Natal premier candidate

Inkatha Freedom Party founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi will remain the face of the party’s election campaign

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ACDP preparing to join multiparty opposition coalition
/ 6 October 2023

ACDP preparing to join multiparty opposition coalition

Tensions over Tshwane between ActionSA and the Democratic Alliance are not expected affect the multi-party pact

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Court bid to strip Zulu king of power to name Buthelezi successor
/ 6 October 2023

Court bid to strip Zulu king of power to name Buthelezi successor

The king’s uncle has moved to cut his legal funding and wants the state to stop his salary

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NFP clears conference hurdle as it readies for 2024
/ 4 October 2023

NFP clears conference hurdle as it readies for 2024

The party needs to settle its internal battles if it hopes to contest the elections

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From the M&G Archives: Buthelezi, the King’s Hand
/ 13 September 2023

From the M&G Archives: Buthelezi, the King’s Hand

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) founder and president emeritus Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, who served as traditional prime minister to a succession of Zulu kings, died early on Saturday 9 September 2023, after a lengthy spell in hospital.

IFP remains strong and united, says Hlabisa after avoiding recall
/ 8 August 2023

IFP remains strong and united, says Hlabisa after avoiding recall

Inkatha Freedom Party president Velenkosi Hlabisa said the party would not be distracted by the ‘desperate mischief’ of detractors

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IFP president sidesteps no-confidence vote
/ 2 August 2023

IFP president sidesteps no-confidence vote

Members who petitioned for a special national council meeting have been ordered to appear before the national executive committee

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Buthelezi backtracks on threat to dump Zulu king
/ 29 May 2023

Buthelezi backtracks on threat to dump Zulu king

The Ingonyama Trust Board is set to meet again this week despite Buthelezi’s demand that Jerome Ngwenya be reinstated as the chairperson

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