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EFF remains unapologetic about Gordhan protest in Parliament

Facing potential sanctions for misbehaving in Parliament, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have remained defiant saying the rules do nothing but protect corrupt politicians. It all stems back to an issue from the week before when the EFF, led by Julius Malema, interrupted Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan’s department budget speech. They[…]

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IFP leader Buthelezi turns 90

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi turns 90 on Monday. Buthelezi has been the leader of the IFP since its formation in 1975. Buthelezi was born into the Zulu Royal family. His mother Princess Constance Magogo is the daughter of King Dinuzulu who married Mathole Buthelezi. The IFP[…]

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IFP requests urgent debate on continuing fuel hikes

Parliament says National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has to consider various factors before responding or granting IFP MP Mkhuleko Hlengwa’s request for an urgent debate on the effects of the continuing fuel hikes. Prices at the pumps have increased five times since the beginning of the year. Hlengwa has written[…]

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IFP welcomes NPA decision on Zuma

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) wants the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in KwaZulu-Natal to make every effort in the trial of former President Jacob Zuma. On Friday, Head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, announced that Zuma would face trial in KZN on charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering. These relate[…]

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IFP’s Mangosuthu Buthelezi to step down

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Dr Mangosuthu Buthelezi will step down at the next national elective conference. This is according to the party’s treasurer general and national executive committee (NEC) member, Narend Singh. Singh told News24 on Sunday that during a meeting of about 500 party members, which took place[…]

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Pistorius must stay in jail – IFP Women’s Brigade

There is no hierarchy in terms of which life is more important than another, neither should there be seemingly “untouchables”, the IFP Women’s Brigade said on Wednesday. The party was responding to news that Oscar Pistorius is expected to be released on parole in August. He should spend the rest[…]

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IFP MP “ended his suffering”: family

Inkatha Freedom Party MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini “decided to end his long battle” with cancer at the weekend, his family said on Monday night. “Mario was in the last stages of terminal lung cancer and decided to end his long battle of suffering,” it said in a statement. “This was a[…]

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