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Inkatha Freedom Party (South Africa)

Last modified: 2001-10-13 by jarig bakker
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[Inkatha Freedom Party flag] by Carsten Linke 

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Inkatha Freedom Party

Local Government elections were held in may 1996 in KwaZulu/Natal province which the IFP is contesting. The IFP has the majority in the provincial legislature in this province.
The IFP party flag is as shown - seven horizontal stripes of red, white, black, green, yellow, white and red. There are two variants of this flag:
  1. all stripes are equal in width
  2. the red and white stripes are one sixth of the width of the flag and the black, green and yellow stripes each one ninth the width of the flag. This is the design registered at the Bureau of Heraldry.
Correct proportions are 2:3 for both. The flag is a party political flag and is NOT the flag of the province or of the "Zulu people". The badge of the party is shown with the party colours (used in the flag) making up the letters IFP in the background.
Bruce Berry, 27 June 1996

Notice the middle three stripes are the same as the ANC indicating their earlier alliance!
Bruce Berry, 25 April 1996

IFP other flag

[Inkatha Freedom Party other flag] by Ole Andersen, 8 Jun 1999

I read the page on Inkatha and saw that Carsten Linke's Inkatha flag (za-zulu.gif) was 1:1, whereas Bruce said it should be 2:3. I have resized his image and made a new one for the 'official' version Bruce mentioned.
Ole Andersen, 8 Jun 1999

2:3 is official although there are a number of variations (some home-made) which are seen which do not conform to this.
Bruce Berry, 8 Jun 1999

IFP flag with emblem

[IFP flag with logo] by Rob Raeside, 5 Oct 2001

Please add the new emblem of the Inkatha Freedom Party in your page on Political Parties of South Africa.  It can be found at the Inkatha Freedom Party homepage
The emblem is sometimes flown on the IFP flags you have shown on your website.Right in the middle of the flags is put the emblem. Just put the emblem in the middle of one of the IFP flags and you'll have it right.
Gary Selikow, 4 Oct 2001

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