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Chief Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi

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


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Buthelezi's battlers

Mangosuthu Buthelezi: Life President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, among other legendary titles; two years as Minister of Home Affairs in the Government of National Unity have done little to soften his hatred for the African National Congress; seen by many as the IFP's biggest stumbling block, he remains the true centre of power in his party; British consultants Ian Greer and Associates hope to obtain foreign aid for Inkatha by reviving his 1980s' image of 'integrity', which won him the adoring support of 'white Zulus' around the world...


Back to the kraal

The failure of the Inkatha Freedom Party to extend its reach much beyond the rural Zulu constituencies in the latest round of local elections presents leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi with hard choices...


White Zulus

Some of the blame for Inkatha's weaker showing in the local elections is being laid at the door of the numerous 'white Zulus' who have attached themselves to Mangosuthu Buthelezi's cause...


Inside or outside?

Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi greeted the National Party's walkout from government on 9 May with the remark that he wouldn't like to 'take a cue' from the NP...


Another country, another law

The prickly question of Inkatha leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi's status has been left untouched: there is no provision insisting the king must recognise a traditional prime minister (Buthelezi), as Inkatha wanted...


Mandela's front line

Home Affairs Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi: despite poisonous relations with ANC in cabinet and preoccupation with kwaZulu, has relatively well regarded ministerial record...


Viva Bafana Bafana

Mandela invited Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to the final; the two were pictured on prime-time TV rejoicing in South Africa’s victory: their political rival, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, was conspicuously absent...


Bugging the buggers

Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s Inkatha objected; he said the ITU was an ANC front and insisted that the provincial government should do its own policing...


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