Condolences as ANC NEC member Dr Zweli Mkhize pays tribute to Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

By | September 10, 2023



Death – Obituary News : ANC NEC member, Dr Zweli Mkhize, expressed his condolences on the passing of AmaZulu traditional prime minister and IFP founder Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi. Mkhize urged the party to continue implementing the lessons learned from its late leader.

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the AmaZulu traditional prime minister and founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), passed away on [date]. The news of his death has left the nation mourning the loss of a prominent political figure and respected leader.


Born on [date] in [place], Prince Buthelezi dedicated his life to the fight for freedom and equality in South Africa. He played a crucial role in the anti-apartheid movement, advocating for the rights of the Zulu people and working tirelessly to bring about political change. His unwavering commitment to justice and peace earned him the respect of many, both within his party and across the nation.

Prince Buthelezi’s political career began in the 1970s when he founded the IFP, a party that aimed to represent the interests of the Zulu people and promote their cultural heritage. Under his leadership, the IFP grew in influence, becoming a significant force in South African politics. Prince Buthelezi’s ability to bridge divides and foster dialogue between different ethnic groups was widely acknowledged, and he played a pivotal role in the negotiations that led to the end of apartheid.

Throughout his life, Prince Buthelezi remained dedicated to improving the lives of ordinary South Africans. He championed education, healthcare, and economic development, striving to uplift communities and create opportunities for all. His legacy will be remembered for his tireless efforts to build a united and prosperous South Africa.

As the nation mourns the loss of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, leaders and citizens alike are called upon to reflect on the lessons learned from his leadership. His dedication to peace, justice, and the well-being of all South Africans serves as an inspiration for future generations to continue the work of building a more equitable and inclusive society..