Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Newly-elected IFP president Velenkosini Hlabisa has made reconciling with the ANC one of the party's goals as he takes over from Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the party's founder and long-time former leader.
Veteran IFP MP Mangosuthu Buthelezi used a debate on the wave of violence to defend himself and his party against Police Minister Bheki Cele's criticism that they contributed to Sunday's violence in Johannesburg.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi is set to be replaced as IFP leader at the party's upcoming national conference.
The IFP says while long-time president, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, will return to Parliament, he will not stand for leadership at the party's next elective conference.
The IFP remains unperturbed by its almost non-existent footprint in Limpopo as it gears up for what would be the most highly-contested general election in the history of the country, next month.
After spending more than six decades together as husband and wife, IFP leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has aired his last words to her in an emotional tribute shortly before she was laid to rest.
More than a year after announcing an intention to retire from politics, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has still not retired and seemingly waiting for the IFP to constitute a national congress in order to elect a new leader.
IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned that if land expropriation without compensation is not done within the limits of the law, it would open up South Africa’s old wounds and work against social cohesion and future investment.
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has kicked off a series of bashes to mark his 90th birthday, writes Mondli Makhanya.
President Cyril Ramaphosa cancelled his community meeting in Chatsworth to meet with King Zwelithini.
News24 senior politics reporter Tshidi Madia is joined in studio by the IFP's newly elected president, Velenkosini Hlabisa. Listen.
IFP President Emeritus Mangosuthu Buthelezi was speaking to Johannesburg hostel residents when a splinter group disrupted his address and marched through the Johannesburg city centre.
Veteran politician Mangosuthu Buthelezi has some advice for newly elected, young MPs.
The IFP maintain that it is the only party to be trusted, with more than 40 years of experience and honest, good leadership.
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi believes "demagogues in the political arena" are driving a campaign of hatred in the country in the run up to the elections.
Princess Irene Audrey Thandekile Buthelezi, the wife of Inkatha Freedom Party leader Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, is expected to be laid to rest on Friday.
Anti-Indian sentiment, similar to any other forms of social division, is unacceptable, says IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi carries extensive accountability for the sectarianism that characterised politics in South Africa before 1994, writes Gerhard Maré.
Celebrating his 90th birthday, Zulu Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi said that while he had a blessed life, he had survived many challenges.
Traditional prime minister of the Zulu monarch and nation Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called on traditional leaders to take a stand against the "final obliteration of the institution of traditional leaders" by the ANC.
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