IFP leader woos Durban voters

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called voters to trust his party during the local government elections. He was on a campaign trail around Lindelani and KwaMashu, north of Durban.


Ululation and excitement was overwhelming from residents as he waved from a convertible vehicle in a convoy. Buthelezi’s first stop was at the home of late IFP stalwart Mandla Shabalala.

“Well so far I have not seen any negativity as I go around waving to people without trying to know which party they are in is skill of being a leader.”

“I am not appealing to members of the IFP but to all voters. It’s been emotional for me to come to the house of one of our staunch stalwart who was assassinated.”

Buthelezi adds that HIV and Aids remains a threat in society.  He says to thousands of delegates attend the International Aids Conference on Monday there is more needs to be done to fight the virus.

“The incident of HIV and Aids has not gone down. It’s one of the major challenges we face because you find children living with children as both parents have died of Aids.”

“Actually it’s very sad that this pandemic has not really receded. So it’s important that the conference should be in this province where it’s almost the most high in the world.”


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