IFP talks succession after the general elections

File: Mangosuthu Buthelezi will remain president until after the general elections when the leadership transition process will continue.

File: Mangosuthu Buthelezi will remain president until after the general elections when the leadership transition process will continue.

DURBAN - IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi recently announced he won't be standing for re-election at the party's elective conference later this year.

Buthelezi has been the party's leader for 44 years.

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The IFP's National Council has endorsed its KZN secretary Velenkosini Hlabisa as its presidential candidate in the upcoming general elections.

The party's national spokesperson, Mkhuleko Hlengwa, said the party has undergone a process of auditing the branches and will hold a general conference in July.

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The party is focusing on the general election for the next one hundred days.

Prince Buthelezi will remain president until after the general elections when the leadership transition process will continue.

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eNCA