IFP Announces Conference Dates

July 13, 2005

The IFP's National Spokesperson and Secretary-General, Rev. Musa Zondi, today announced that, "the IFP's Annual General Conference will be held on the 2nd/3rd September 2005, at the eMandleni-Matleng Youth Training Centre in Ulundi."

"In response to numerous media enquiries and to other people accustomed to our Conference being held in July, the National Council took a decision in its meeting of the 7th/8th July to postpone the holding of Conference from the 29th/30th July to the 2nd/3rd September owing to the fact that we could not secure a booking for the venue for the original date. The next best available set of dates, considering other activities of the Party, was the 2nd/3rd September 2005."

The Rev. Zondi also announced that the Party will also be celebrating its 30 years of existence and accordingly it has also been decided that in order to mark this event the Party will hold a national anniversary rally to celebrate this occasion on Sunday, 4th September 2005, at the Ulundi Stadium, in Ulundi.

The structures of the Party (branches, constituencies, districts and provinces) are being mailed correspondence to inform them of the latest developments regarding the Annual General Conference and the necessary preparations they have to make I order to send properly accredited delegates to the Conference.

The media will also be required to be accredited for the Annual General Conference. Accreditation Forms can be completed on our website (click here) or can be emailed on request ([email protected]). Please note that the deadline for application for media accreditation is Monday, 15th August 2005. Only properly accredited media will be allowed into Conference. All media accreditation related queries should be referred to either Nicky Lucas (031 - 365 1319) or Nicki Hoosen (031 - 365 1320).

Rev. Musa Zondi - 083 440 5966