Parly to introduce dress code for MPs

2015-01-21 21:12

Parliament is planning to introduce a dress code for its MPs, and it has nothing to do with the EFF red overalls and gumboots.

IFP urges matrics to study agriculture

2015-01-06 14:05

The Inkatha Freedom Party says KwaZulu-Natal matriculants who achieved good results should consider studies in agriculture.

Return bodies as soon as possible: IFP

2014-11-07 14:59

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe must use all means at his disposal to ensure the immediate return of the remains of 85 people killed in a Nigerian church building collapse, the IFP says.

Oscar deserved life - NFPYM

2014-10-21 17:43

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius should have been given a harsher sentence, the National Freedom Party Youth Movement says.

Zuma backers must help needy - IFP

2014-10-20 22:00

The IFP says President Jacob Zuma's backers should rather donate money to the needy than attempt to bail him out.

IFP wants houses, not owls to fight rats

2014-10-01 19:15

The City of Johannesburg must urgently provide people with decent housing instead of spending millions buying owls to eat rats, the IFP says.

IFP wants teacher training colleges re-opened

2014-09-23 20:51

Government must consider re-opening teacher training colleges which were closed in the mid-90s, the KwaZulu-Natal IFP says.

ANC: IFP making reckless claims

2014-09-08 18:24

The IFP was irresponsible in claiming that an attack on its KwaZulu-Natal by-elections candidate was politically motivated, the ANC has said.

Emotional goodbyes to Ambrosini

2014-08-19 17:26

An emotional IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has told of a message by Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, who committed suicide, “I'm dying in peace and serenity surrounded by the love of my family”.

Mogoeng: Ambrosini an astute jurist

2014-08-17 08:30

Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini will be remembered as an astute jurist, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says.

IFP want Mtubatuba municipality

2014-08-09 23:02

The Inkatha Freedom Party wants to regain control of Mtubatuba municipality in the north of KwaZulu-Natal, chairperson Blessed Gwala says.

Cops not 'dragging feet' in IFP murder case

2014-07-22 17:44

Claims that police are "dragging their feet" in a case involving the murder of an IFP councillor in Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, are unfair, Gauteng police say.

ANC, DA welcome by-election results

2014-07-03 10:45

The ANC and DA have thanked South Africans for participating in by-elections held in 20 wards across six provinces. The DA won 14 of the 20 wards.

MPs dress to the nines for Parly opening

2014-06-17 17:22

The parliamentary precinct is a sea of colour as MPs started arriving ahead of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address.

DA announces shadow KZN Cabinet

2014-05-28 16:09

The Democratic Alliance, which became the official opposition in KwaZulu-Natal for the first time following this year’s elections, has announced what it called its "shadow provincial Cabinet".

Wheelchair-bound Ambrosini takes oath

2014-05-21 12:29

Cancer-stricken IFP MP Mario Ambrosini has taken his oath of office before Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in the National Assembly.

IPID called to probe KZN blue light crash

2014-05-15 21:50

Opposition parties have condemned Umgungundlovu District Mayor Yusuf Bhamjee's bodyguards after they allegedly killed a motorist on the N3.

What went wrong for the smaller parties?

2014-05-12 17:32

Now that the 2014 elections are over, and the victors have taken not only most of the votes but also most of the attention, what happens to the smaller parties who put on a brave but sometimes futile fight?

Alex residents hesitant to talk

2014-05-10 18:07

Alexandra residents say they fear for their lives after post-election protests broke out in the Johannesburg township.

ANC cruising to overall win

2014-05-09 15:59

The African National Congress is leading the national elections with more than 11 million votes.

ANC leads national vote with 62%

2014-05-09 11:01

The ANC was leading the fifth national elections with 62.45 percent of the vote on Friday morning, according to provisional results.

ANC, IFP clash in Alex

2014-05-08 15:51

The Star reports that disgruntled IFP supporters have held ANC members hostage in northern Alexandria because of ballot boxes in a marked ANC vehicle.

IFP concerned about election incidents

2014-05-06 07:44

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosutho Buthelezi is concerned at the number of incidents of intimidation and fraud that appeared to be surfacing ahead of the election.


IFP worries over corruption in KZN

2015-01-11 10:45

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal has urged the provincial government to resolve problems involving senior positions in the health department.

Mzimela defended role of chiefs - IFP

2014-12-26 16:07

Nkosi Impiyezintombi Mzimela, who died on Christmas day, had fought to defend the role of traditional leaders within the government structures, the Inkatha Freedom Party says.

Municipal by-election results in

2014-11-27 12:34

The African National Congress has won 26 of 31 municipal wards in by-elections this week, according to results on the IEC's website.

ANC votes down motion to call Zuma over Nkandla

2014-10-23 17:03

The ANC has voted down an opposition motion in Parliament that President Jacob Zuma must be called to appear before the ad hoc committee mulling reports on misspending on his Nkandla home.

No parole for Oscar - IFP Women's Brigade

2014-10-21 15:36

The IFP Women's Brigade has welcomed the sentence handed down in the Oscar Pistorius case but says he should not get parole.

Opposition wants to call witnesses in disciplinary hearing

2014-10-15 14:43

The disciplinary process against 20 EFF MPs has been adjourned so MPs could meet behind closed doors to decide whether further witnesses should be called.

IFP concerned over quake victims

2014-09-30 22:46

The IFP has expressed concern about residents of Khuma, in the North West, whose homes have not been repaired following the earthquake in August.

By-elections in 7 provinces

2014-09-16 12:33

Municipal by-elections are set to take place in seven provinces, the Electoral Commission of SA says, adding that a total of 63 000 voters are registered to vote in 65 voting districts.

Assassination attempts on IFP, ANC officials - claims

2014-09-07 17:00

An IFP and ANC official were injured in KwaZulu-Natal in what appeared to be assassination attempts over the weekend, party leaders have said.

IFP: Probe Youth Ambassadors programme

2014-08-23 14:45

The Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal has called for an investigation into the Youth Ambassadors programme following claims that some of its affiliates were unemployable.

Ambrosini 'decided to end his suffering'

2014-08-19 07:22

IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini "decided to end his long battle of suffering" with cancer at the weekend, his family says, hailing his bravery in the face of the terminal illness.

IFP wants NFP funding probed

2014-08-16 21:59

The cash flow of the NFP should be investigated, the IFP in KwaZulu-Natal says.

Urgent teachers improvement needed - IFP

2014-07-23 14:18

The IFP says urgent intervention is needed to stop the "poor teacher-poor learner" cycle in maths.

IFP councillor shot dead

2014-07-20 18:32

The Inkatha Freedom Party has said one of its councillors was shot dead at the Mogale City Hostel on Johannesburg's West Rand.

Zulu king's speech praised

2014-06-25 19:12

Political parties have welcomed Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's speech, to mark the official opening of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature.

IFP not surprised by findings in textbook probe

2014-05-30 17:06

The findings by the SA Human Rights Commission regarding textbook delivery and distribution to schools are not surprising, the IFP says.

DA: Speaker's seat is filled with failed MECs

2014-05-21 22:09

The DA says KwaZulu-Natal Speaker's office is increasingly becoming a dumping site for failed MECs and other discredited officials.

Convicted guard granted R5 000 bail

2014-05-19 20:03

A security guard sentenced for the murder of an IFP supporter has been granted R5 000 bail in the Durban Regional Court.

Mogoeng ready to receive list of MPs

2014-05-14 14:30

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is due to receive political parties' lists with the names of their new representatives in Parliament and hand them to the secretary of the legislature.

13 parties get National Assembly seats

2014-05-10 19:00

EC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties have won seats in the National Assembly.

DA steps in as official opposition in KZN

2014-05-09 20:25

The IFP has lost its position as the official opposition in KwaZulu-Natal, according to preliminary results.

Results for last 7 provinces expected later Friday

2014-05-09 11:28

Preliminary results from seven of the nine provinces were expected to be finalised later on Friday.

IFP happy with results

2014-05-08 19:28

The Inkatha Freedom Party says it is happy with the preliminary results that have put the party in fourth place.

Buthelezi casts vote at namesake court

2014-05-07 12:16

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi cast his vote at the Buthelezi Traditional Court Ekudubekeni at Mahlabathini in KwaZulu-Natal.

The big shrink of the IFP

2014-04-30 10:03

Since 1994, no party has dominated another like the ANC has the IFP, says Simon Williamson.

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