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IFP stalwart Ntombela dies at 93

JOHANNESBURG, August 24 – The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Friday paid tribute to party stalwart Thandabantu David “Gandaganda” Ntombela who has died at the age of 93. The IFP said in a statement that Ntombela died on Thursday night at his home in Elandskop, Pietermaritzburg. “Mr David Ntombela served the IFP in the capacity […]

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IFP retains Nkandla ward

JOHANNESBURG, June 1  – The governing African National Congress (ANC) failed to snatch Nkandla’s ward 7 from the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in a by-election. The IFP on Wednesday retained the ward it won in the 2016 local polls with an increased margin of 53.33 percent of votes cast. It had received 51.26 percent in […]

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IFP wins Mtubatuba by-election

JOHANNESBURG, May 29 – The Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has finally released by-election results at KwaZulu-Natal’s Mtubatuba Municipality, with the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) snatching the ward from the governing African National Congress (ANC). ”The party gained the seat previously won by the African National Congress during the 2016 municipal elections. The IFP received […]

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ANC testifies that ‘culture of violence’ is core to KZN political killings

 DURBAN,  October 19 – KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) chairman, Sihle Zikalala, on Thursday told the Moerane Commission of Inquiry in Durban that “a deeply ingrained culture of violence” was at the core of the province’s political killings. Zikalala testified earlier in the day that according to the party’s calculations, based on law enforcement reports, 80 politicians […]