IFP old guard threatens to defy directive over party leader nominee
Buthelezi inner circle accused of imposing the sole candidacy of a little-known figure
Some senior IFP leaders are planning to defy the party’s directive that only one candidate, the little-known Velenkosini Hlabisa, stand for party president and are plotting to take him on.
Party insiders said outgoing president Mangosuthu Buthelezi and some within his inner circle want to impose Hlabisa on the party’s members and supporters. ..