80th Birthday

2008-08-28 00:00

This week the uncle of Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini and founding leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Mangosuthu Buthelezi, turned 80. Opinions differ on the contribution he has made to this country as a political leader but no one can deny that he is a grand survivor who has played a key role in South African politics for over 40 years.

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