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Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi

Date of Birth: 27 August 1928
Place of Birth: Mahlabathini, KwaZulu


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Corruption and conviction

An overt move into opposition - such as crossing the floor to join the ranks of Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha - would be dangerous for all sides...


Welcome back to the state

In sparkling form Inkatha leader Gatsha Mangosuthu Buthelezi lambasted the ANC government for its concentration of 'everything at the centre' and warned of a resurgence of violence in KwaZulu-Natal as local politicians try to agree on the rules for a 'constitutional monarchy' in the province...

Although the ANC has wooed Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini assiduously it draws the line at accepting a constitutional role for the Zulu nation's traditional Prime Minister: one Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi...


Sour Mango

President Thabo Mbeki has finally ended the African National Congress's awkward relationship with Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi by leaving him out of the cabinet in the post-election reshuffle on 28 April (AC Vol 45 No 8)...


End of an affair

With the African National Congress set to win a two-thirds majority many ANC supporters questioned the need to remain in coalition with Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha Freedom Party...


Thabo's test

Opposition parties pronounced the 1994 and 1999 elections 'free and fair' but the leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi (who sits in Mbeki's cabinet while Inkatha has two deputy ministries) now claims that both results were tainted by 'material' fraud...


Foregone conclusion

The leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Mangosuthu Buthelezi highlighted what he called the 'five major crises' ­ HIV/AIDS unemployment crime poverty and corruption ­ and spoke of 'the growing suffering of our rural people'...


Ten years after

This could win it a two-thirds majority and the power to change the constitution also enabling it to capture the only province it doesn't control Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) from Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha Freedom Party...


Struggling to succeed

Mbeki had earmarked the position stripped of real power for the Inkatha Freedom Party boss Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi to placate the Zulu leader and keep the lid on the IFP-ANC conflict in KwaZulu-Natal...


Busy bees

Other guests were Inkatha Freedom Party leader and the Minister of Home Affairs Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi ex-President Frederik Willem de Klerk and Democratic Alliance leader Tony Leon (each of these has his own reservations about the BI)...


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