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Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi

Date of Birth: 27/08/1928
Place of Birth: Mahlabathini, KwaZulu


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Up close and personal

From the 1970s onwards the IFP, under its leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi, set itself up as a Zulu nationalist party (with white members), in competition with the ANC...


All eyes on Phumzile

In 2004, Mbeki's first choice for the deputy presidency had been Mangosuthu Buthelezi, also Zulu and leader of the traditionalist Inkatha Freedom Party...


Local grumbles

In KZN, the showing of Mangosuthu Buthelezi's Inkatha Freedom Party was dismal...


Trying the Veep

It recently expelled its popular Chairman, Ziba Jiyane, who had clashed with party President Mangosuthu Buthelezi...


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'...


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