Death of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

By | September 10, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the 95-year-old founder of the IFP, has passed away. Mourners and delegations are expected to offer their condolences to his family.


Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the esteemed founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), has sadly passed away at the age of 95. The news of his demise has left the nation in mourning, as scores of mourners and various delegations continue to offer their condolences to his grieving family.

Prince Buthelezi, a prominent figure in South African politics, was renowned for his unwavering commitment to democracy and social justice. Born on August 27, 1928, in Mahlabathini, KwaZulu-Natal, he dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of the marginalized and oppressed.

In the early hours of yesterday morning, Prince Buthelezi breathed his last breath, leaving behind an indelible mark on the country’s political landscape. As the founder of the IFP, he played a pivotal role in shaping South Africa’s history and was instrumental in the transition from apartheid to democracy.

Throughout his illustrious political career, Prince Buthelezi served as the Chief Minister of the KwaZulu Bantustan and later became the Minister of Home Affairs in the democratic government. He was also a respected traditional leader, holding the position of Inkosi (Chief) of the Buthelezi Clan.

Known for his eloquence, wisdom, and unwavering determination, Prince Buthelezi was a voice of reason and a unifying force during turbulent times. His leadership and dedication to non-violence were instrumental in diffusing tension and fostering peaceful coexistence in the country.

As the news of his passing reverberates across the nation, mourners from all walks of life are expected to pay their respects and honor the legacy of a man who dedicated his life to the service of others. Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s memory will forever be etched in the annals of South African history as a champion of democracy, a guardian of human rights, and a true statesman..