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KwaZulu was a bantustan in South Africa, intended by the apartheid government as a semi-independent homeland for the Zulu people. The capital,formerly at Nongoma,was moved in 1980 to Ulundi. Image File history File links FlagofKwaZulu. ... Image File history File links FlagofKwaZulu. ... Bantustan refers to any of the territories designated as tribal homelands for black South Africans during the apartheid era. ... The Zulu are an African ethnic group of about 11 million people who live mainly in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ... Ulundi was at one time the capital of Zululand in South Africa, and later the capital of the Bantustan of KwaZulu. ...

It was led by Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi of the Inkatha Freedom Party until its abolition in 1994. It was then merged with the surrounding South African province of Natal to form the new province of KwaZulu-Natal. Chief Mangosuthu (Gatsha) Buthelezi (Born August 27, 1928) is a South African Zulu leader, and leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) which he formed in 1975. ... The Inkatha Freedom Party(IFP) is a political party in South Africa. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... KwaZulu-Natal (often referred to as KZN) is a province of South Africa. ... KwaZulu-Natal (often referred to as KZN) is a province of South Africa. ...

See Also: Chief Ministers of KwaZulu Leaders of KwaZulu (Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office) Political Affiliation IFP – Inkatha Freedom Party See Also Bantustan President of South Africa List of State Presidents of South Africa List of Prime Ministers of South Africa Governor-General of the Union of South Africa Apartheid Non-recognized...

Apartheid-era Bantustans in South Africa Flag of South Africa
Bophuthatswana | Ciskei | Gazankulu | KaNgwane | KwaNdebele | KwaZulu | Lebowa | QwaQwa | Transkei | Venda

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Under the constitution of KwaZulu, the colonial structures for regulating chieftainship are still in place, and chiefs are appointed to their positions by the KwaZulu government: any chief who is a member of the KLA and attempts to oppose the government line may be dismissed from his position.
The KwaZulu government countered allegations of this type in its submissions to the Goldstone Commission, by stating that there were complaints against the KZP in only 5 percent of the communities in which it was the police force.
The KwaZulu Police are allowed to operate with an almost complete lack of accountability for their actions, and are routinely guilty of incompetence, bias and even criminal activities; behavior which is not justified by the undoubted limitations of resources, manpower and training that affect policing in the homeland.
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