NFP may miss elections after missing payment deadline

2016-06-28 16:26

The National Freedom Party may not be able to contest the August 3 municipal elections after it missed the Independent Electoral Commission’s payment deadline.

KZN reshuffle to settle scores - opposition parties

2016-06-06 18:55

Changes to the KwaZulu-Natal cabinet are an attempt to settle political scores, some opposition parties say.

NFP members in court for 'assasinating' fellow party member

2016-05-16 20:31

Three National Freedom Party members are on trial in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg for allegedly assassinating a fellow member vying for promotion in the party hierarchy, and another member.

NFP leader easing back into work

2016-04-19 12:02

Deputy Science and Technology Minister Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi is expected to be back in Parliament after a long period of recovery from a stroke, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says.

Messages of sympathy for Franziska in Parliament

2016-03-10 17:47

The National Assembly sitting began with messages of sympathy for the family of slain teen Franziska Blöchliger.

NFP hopes leader will be back before local govt elections

2016-02-22 17:43

NFP chairperson Maliyakhe Shelembe says party leader Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi, who is recovering from a stroke, could return before the local government elections.

No election date yet - opposition parties unhappy

2016-01-15 18:14

Opposition parties want the date of this year’s local government elections, as not knowing is holding back their preparations.

KZN opposition parties stage walk out at Zikalala's swearing-in ceremony

2015-11-26 19:36

Opposition party members have staged a walk out during the swearing-in ceremony of the ANC’s new provincial chairperson, Sihle Zikalala, in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature.

NFP president apologises for withholding truth about stroke

2015-11-03 12:52

NFP leader Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi in an open letter to her followers has admitted it was a mistake withholding information about the stroke she suffered last year.

Motion of impeachment against Zuma rejected

2015-09-01 19:04

The motion to impeach President Jacob Zuma has been rejected in the National Assembly.


News24 examines KZN's political landscape and its history of political violence

2016-06-10 07:13

News24 examines the political landscape in KwaZulu-Natal in the lead-up to the polls and looks at the province's history of political violence in the wake of the slaying of two women after a political function in Pietermaritzburg.

Senzo Mchunu axing will cause instability - NFP

2016-05-25 21:16

The ousting of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu will cause political instability in the province, the National Freedom Party says.

Zuma condemns torching of Vuwani schools

2016-05-05 16:45

President Jacob Zuma has strongly condemned the torching of 17 schools in Limpopo, saying the entire nation was "in shock" over the events.

Party leaders meet with Mbete, Modise over ConCourt Nkandla judgment

2016-04-13 10:56

Political party leaders are meeting with National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise to discuss the Constitutional Court's Nkandla judgment.

MPs pass 'problematic' expropriation bill

2016-02-23 19:49

The highly criticised expropriation bill has been passed in Parliament despite objections from the DA, the EF and other opposition parties.

NFP official shot and killed in KZN

2016-02-21 11:13

A National Freedom Party leader has been shot and killed near Ulundi, KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety and Liaison MEC Willies Mchunu says.

NFP teeters on edge

2015-12-04 10:22

Threats made by fellow party members have forced the NFP to cancel its general provincial conference.

Disaster bill passed in Parliament

2015-11-25 18:23

The disaster management amendment bill has been passed in Parliament with the support of all parties, except the EFF.

Regional organiser for political party arrested on murder charge

2015-10-18 18:32

A murder suspect who authorities say was working as a regional organiser for a political party was arrested at a community meeting and will appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court soon, police have said.

NFP leader calls for party unity ahead of 2016 elections

2015-07-09 17:48

National Freedom Party President Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi has called on party leaders to unite and focus on the 2016 local government elections.

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