Mangosuthu Buthelezi's succession plan opposed

Decades-old hold on IFP slipping as rank and file nix trade-off

30 June 2019 - 00:05 By ZIMASA MATIWANE

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi's succession plan hangs in the balance after his brand of unity was rejected by branches on Friday night, signalling the beginning of the end of his 40-year stranglehold on the party.

An attempt by Buthelezi to anoint a provincial leader in KwaZulu-Natal fell flat on Friday after branches indicated that they would put up their own candidate...

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