'We won't gloat as DA crumbles', note IFP and Cope but De Lille says GOOD bye

2019-10-23 22:19

President emeritus of the IFP and the party's leader in Parliament, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, wished the DA wisdom after the resignation of Mmusi Maimane as leader of the DA, and Athol Trollip as federal chairperson.

State capture inquiry a 'stage play', foreigners without skills must go - new IFP president

2019-09-28 10:37

The state capture commission of inquiry is nothing more than a "stage play" which might not benefit South Africa once completed, according to new IFP leader Velenkosini Hlabisa.

IFP MP distances his party from Mkhwebane's nomination as Public Protector

2019-09-20 18:00

The MP who nominated Busisiwe Mkhwebane to the ad hoc committee that elected a new Public Protector has distanced his party from her nomination, saying he did not know her when he nominated her.

'We are a government in waiting' - new IFP president

2019-08-25 18:46

"We are a government in waiting. We are the only credible and viable alternative," newly elected IFP leader Velenkosini Hlabisa has said.

UPDATE | Mthembeni Majola named as IFP councillor killed in apparent hit

2019-08-17 14:12

Authorities have confirmed the murder IFP councillor Mthembeni Majola during an apparent hit in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal.

'Long overdue' - opposition reacts to Zandile Gumede's axing

2019-08-13 20:14

Opposition parties in the KZN legislature have welcomed the ANC's decision to relieve Zandile Gumede of her mayoral duties in eThekwini and to redeploy her.

EFF taunted over 'VBS looting' after Mabuza sidesteps 'rogue unit' question

2019-07-25 17:31

An EFF question to Deputy President David Mabuza on the so-called SARS rogue unit was turned on its head when NFP MP Munzoor Shaik-Emam brought in the alleged looting of VBS Bank by his "friends in red".

Nelson Mandela Bay's governing coalition scrambles to retain power

2019-07-09 16:24

Marathon meetings by the Nelson Mandela Bay governing coalition are being planned after the City failed to meet a national treasury deadline to appoint a chief financial officer (CFO) or forfeit its R600m grant roll-over.

IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa set to become Scopa chair

2019-06-21 14:20

The IFP's Mkhuleko Hlengwa is set to become the chairperson of the National Assembly's important watchdog committee - the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

Corruption-charged eThekwini mayor Gumede set to take 30 days leave of absence

2019-06-09 13:58

The ANC's PEC in KwaZulu-Natal has reportedly recommended that embattled eThekwini metro mayor Zandile Gumede take a 30-day leave of absence and that the regional executive committee be disbanded.


Why the DA could lose more than just Herman Mashaba in Johannesburg

2019-10-22 11:21

Herman Mashaba's resignation as Johannesburg mayor could lead the DA to lose its hold on the city's top job in the next few weeks as a successor is sought.

POLITICS PODCAST | Exclusive conversation with IFP's new leader and Solidarity's R300m university - is it sowing divisions?

2019-09-27 11:04

News24 senior politics reporter Tshidi Madia is joined in studio by the IFP's newly elected president, Velenkosini Hlabisa. Listen.

ANALYSIS: Buthelezi's succession sparks democracy debate

2019-09-19 08:15

It is irrefutable that, despite many challenges, Prince Buthelezi held the IFP together. As he signed off, it was the manner of the leadership transition that captured many people’s attention.

Velenkosini Hlabisa takes the helm as IFP elects first new president in 44 years

2019-08-25 08:16

The IPF has a new leader after Mangosuthu Buthelezi's long run.

IFP councillor shot dead in KZN in an alleged hit

2019-08-17 10:36

An Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) councillor has been shot and killed in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal.

ANC, Cosatu welcomes introduction of NHI Bill, opposition left unimpressed

2019-08-08 21:39

While the ANC and its coalition partner, Cosatu, welcomed the introduction of the National Health Insurance Bill to Parliament on Thursday, opposition parties were less than impressed.

IFP demands arrests after assassination attempt on councillor

2019-07-16 17:18

The IFP has called on the authorities to track down the suspects behind an alleged assassination attempt on one of its North Coast councillors in KwaZulu-Natal.

Buthelezi to remain parliamentary leader in IFP leadership split - report

2019-06-30 14:14

Mangosuthu Buthelezi is set to be replaced as IFP leader at the party's upcoming national conference.

'Reckless and irresponsible' - MPs respond to ANC, EFF confrontation in Parliament

2019-06-12 20:37

Several MPs from various political parties have denounced an altercation that marred an induction session in Parliament.

IFP mourns senior leader Sibongile Nkomo

2019-06-02 17:53

The Inkatha Freedom Party is mourning after its former secretary general and national council member, 63-year-old Sibongile Nkomo, died.

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