NFP welcomes new members

2014-04-14 17:24

The National Freedom Party has welcomed more than 400 new members from the Durban area to the party.

NFP accuses ANC of starting bar fight

2014-03-31 20:25

The National Freedom Party intends laying charges with police after party members were attacked, allegedly by ANC members, while campaigning on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Eyes on KwaMashu by-elections

2014-03-25 16:53

KwaZulu-Natal will see voters turn out to elect six ward councillors across the province in what could be the final by-elections before the national election on 7 May.

NFP ready for 2014 elections

2014-03-12 22:10

The National Freedom Party will contest the general elections for the first time this year.

Man due in court for shooting NFP women

2014-02-24 13:43

A man accused of shooting two NFP supporters is due to appear in court, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

ANC condemns NFP's 'coffin'

2014-02-19 18:51

The ANC has condemned the parading of a coffin in its colours at the National Freedom Party's 2014 election manifesto launch.

NFP supporters shot at KZN hostel

2014-02-17 11:46

Two NFP supporters were shot and wounded at a hostel in KwaMashu at the weekend, KwaZulu-Natal community safety MEC Willies Mchunu says.

Murder accused claims he was refused call to lawyer

2014-01-06 19:07

A security guard accused of murdering an IFP supporter has told the Durban Regional Court that police refused to call his lawyer.

No ballistic evidence linking NFP murder accused

2013-12-04 19:26

A lack of ballistic tests on the bullet found in a dead IFP supporter seriously undermined the State's case, the Durban Regional Court has been told.

Little change in by-elections

2013-11-28 14:39

All but two of the 22 municipal wards contested in by-elections around the country on Wednesday have been retained by the political party that controlled them before the polls.

Councillor killed by lover over R20

2013-11-11 22:19

A National Freedom Party councillor has been shot dead after having sex with her attacker, who demanded R20 he claimed she owed him.

ANC to challenge Nongoma by-election

2013-10-25 13:40

The ANC is set to challenge the exclusion of three votes from a by-election in Nongoma.

20 shots fired at IFP supporters, court hears

2013-10-14 21:23

The manager of a security company has told the Durban Regional Court that about 20 shots were fired by a security guard at a group of IFP supporters.

Ban heavy vehicles on Field's Hill - DA

2013-09-06 14:33

The DA has urged KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Willies Mchunu to ban heavy vehicles from using Field's Hill.

Lawyers welcome NDPP appointment

2013-08-31 21:02

The Black Lawyers Association has welcomed the appointment of Mxolisi Nxasana as the new national director of public prosecutions.

NFP councillors 'courted with money'

2013-08-28 19:05

National Freedom Party councillors are being offered bags of money to defect, secretary general Nhlanhla Khubisa says.

Slain councillor was a visionary - ANC

2013-08-12 22:27

Slain KwaZulu-Natal councillor was a "visionary and hard-working" leader, the ANC says.

We didn't want to fight, cout hears

2013-08-08 22:08

Men, and not women, would have led an angry group of IFP supporters, had their intention been to attack an opposition party leader's house, the Durban Regional Court has heard.

Cops got statement mixed up, court hears

2013-08-07 20:39

A witness to the shooting of an IFP supporter has told the Durban Regional Court that she had never read the statement she gave to police.

1 525 voters removed from KZN roll

2013-07-31 17:27

The Independent Electoral Commission has removed more than 1 500 people from the voters' roll in Vryheid, IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula says.

NFP to contest most provinces

2013-07-24 09:41

The National Freedom Party has established branches in all provinces except the Northern Cape, it says.

NFP leader to visit Mandela in hospital

2013-07-09 09:05

National Freedom Party leader Zanele KaMagwaza Msibi is set to visit former president Nelson Mandela in hospital, the party says.

Council meeting closed after walkout

2013-06-04 21:29

Claims by the KwaZulu-Natal government that a controversial forensic audit was not being kept secret, have failed to stop a walkout from an eThekwini municipal council meeting.

NFP seeks 1.8 million votes next year

2013-06-02 15:49

The NFP's leader says the party's aim is to secure at least 1.8 million votes in next year's general election.

Parties welcome new pope

2013-03-14 13:23

The appointment of Pope Francis of Argentina has been welcomed by political parties.


ANC campaigns to keep Gauteng

2014-04-13 15:57

With less than a month to go until the general elections, ANC bigwigs have spent the weekend campaigning in Gauteng.

ANC wins 3 of 5 wards in KZN by-elections

2014-03-27 12:29

The ANC has won three of the five wards contested in municipal by-elections in KwaZulu-Natal, according to results released by the IEC.

Nkandla shows govt can’t be trusted - NFP

2014-03-21 11:23

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's findings on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home shows that the ANC-led government cannot be trusted, the National Freedom Party says.

Cop presence in KwaMashu increased

2014-02-26 19:42

A decision by police to deploy more units to Durban's troubled KwaMashu hostels has been welcomed by the National Freedom Party.

IFP Women's Brigade chair shot dead

2014-02-21 10:19

The IFP Women's Brigade chairperson for Durban's Ward 40 was shot dead outside her home in KwaMashu, KwaZulu-Natal police have confirmed.

NFP supporter killed at KZN hostel

2014-02-17 22:17

A woman, believed to be an NFP supporter, was shot dead at Durban's KwaMashu Hostel in Durban, the party has said.

Thousands at NFP's manifesto launch

2014-02-16 14:56

Thousands of people have turned out for the launch of the National Freedom Party's manifesto launch in Durban.

Zuma booers to be named, shamed - SACP

2013-12-14 08:12

Those who booed President Jacob Zuma at Nelson Mandela's memorial service will be identified, named and shamed, SA Communist Party secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Political murder: Tensions high in Durban court

2013-12-04 14:31

Tensions are running high in Durban's regional courtroom while supporters of rival political parties waited for a decision on murder charges against three NFP members.

By-elections to be held in 8 provinces

2013-11-21 18:50

The Independent Electoral Commission says by-elections are set to take place in eight provinces.

IEC probes Nongoma by-elections

2013-10-29 19:10

The Independent Electoral Commission is hoping to resolve complaints over the exclusion of special votes in last week's by-elections in Nongoma, in KwaZulu-Natal.

No witnesses for Shezi case

2013-10-15 19:01

The trial of three men accused of shooting dead an IFP supporter has had to be postponed after witnesses failed to turn up and the investigating officer was booked off sick.

Zuma shocked, saddened by KZN crash

2013-09-02 14:38

President Jacob Zuma has offered his condolences after 10 people died in a bus crash, after the annual reed dance festival in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal, at the weekend.

Parties welcome SIU, NDPP appointments

2013-08-31 16:33

Political parties have welcomed the appointment of Mxolisi Nxasana as the new national director of public prosecutions and Vasantrai Soni as the new head the Special Investigating Unit.

End political violence - premier

2013-08-20 19:06

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Zweli Mkhize has called for an end to politically motivated crime.

ANC: Killings show political bankruptcy

2013-08-12 16:22

Political killings such as the murder of an ANC councillor in Ulundi are an indication of political bankruptcy and immaturity of people who had been rejected by the people, the party says.

Murder witness: I'm a dead person

2013-08-08 08:48

A witness to the shooting of an IFP supporter says she knows she is a "dead person" after her address and telephone number were revealed in court.

3 plead not guilty in IFP killing

2013-08-05 22:15

Three men have pleaded not guilty to shooting dead an IFP supporter when they appeared in the Durban Regional Court.

Tributes pour in for Langa

2013-07-24 18:37

Former chief justice Pius Langa played a crucial role in laying the foundation for South Africa's democracy, former state president FW de Klerk says.

Charges dropped against NFP councillor

2013-07-09 18:18

Charges have been withdrawn against a NFP councillor, who allegedly shot dead an IFP supporter outside the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court, the National Freedom Party says.

By-elections due in 5 provinces

2013-07-01 19:18

Nine by-elections will be held in five provinces, the Independent Electoral Commission says.

KZN parties stage walkout over report

2013-06-04 14:28

Opposition parties have walked out of a full council meeting of the eThekwini Municipality following a provincial government decision to withhold a controversial forensic audit report.

By-elections underway in 4 provinces

2013-05-22 16:40

Municipal ward by-elections were underway in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, the Northern Cape, and the Western Cape, the Independent Electoral Commission says.

Quality of education poor: NFP

2013-02-24 18:49

The quality of education in the country is poor, NFP president Zanele Magwaza-Msibi says.

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