It was claimed on a weekend radio phone-in show that IFP Founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi had passed away – but the party has moved to set the record straight.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi has recovered from COVID-19 just one week before his 92nd birthday.
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Founder and President Mangosuthu Buthelezi is now self-isolating at home after testing positive for COVID-19.
IFP founder Mangosuthu Buthelezi pays tribute.
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IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called time on his 44-years in charge of the fourth largest political party in South Africa.
Shenge is not going anywhere.
For the first time in 45 years, the IFP will have a new leader.
May the matriarch of the Buthelezi dynasty rest in eternal peace.
The IFP confirmed that they would not comment on personal issues.
The Inkatha Freedom Party congress – where Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi’s successor was to be elected – has been postponed. It’s just the latest twist in Buthelezi’s long political life.
The 50th Anniversary Gala Screening of ‘Zulu’ was held in London recently in the presence of HRH Prince Harry to raise funds for three charities, walking with the Wounded, The David Rattray Memorial Trust and Sentebale. It was very fitting to have one of South Africa’s great son’s Prince Mangosutho Buthelezi MP who played his maternal great-grandfather King Cetshwayo in the film as a guest of honour at the screening.
Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, who played his own great grandfather in the classic 1964 film, will be one of the guests at the 50th anniversary gala screening of ‘Zulu’ in London
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