Along with KwaZulu's chief minister, Mangosuthu Buthelezi
, and the Inkatha Freedom Party, he repeatedly threatened to sabotage the landmark 1994 election.
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi
, who played his great-grandfather King Cetshwayo kaMpande in the lm, said he was quite self-eacing despite his prominent role, which made him an international gure.
In fact, he appointed IFP President Mangosuthu Buthelezi
acting President when he and Thabo Mbeki, then Deputy-President, were out of the country.
Notable alumni include Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, Robert Sobukwe, Mangosuthu Buthelezi
and Robert Mugabe.
This led to the Davos Declaration being signed in 1988 by Greece and Turkey; and an important meeting in 1992 between South African President FW de Klerk, Nelson Mandela, and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi
at their first joint appearance outside South Africa.
Arrangements have also been made for Mr Bercow to meet Ms Lindiwe Mazibuko, Parliamentary leader of the Democratic Alliance, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi
, leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party, and Mr Mosioua Lekota, leader of the Congress of the People.
The WEF's partnership with Africa, which stretches back to the early 1990s when it brought FW de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi
together to discuss South Africa's majority rule, has been vital in placing the African agenda constantly on the international stage.
IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi
has invited the Dalai Lama to visit him in 2012.
of Fort Hare, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, has played a key role in the extra-parliamentary politics of South Africa and out of its student body came such prominent political figures as Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi
, the present day Zulu leader, whose ancestors took part in the famous battle of Rorke's Drift, said his visit had been "emotional".
100) That organization collapsed after a few years but was revived in 1975 as "Inkatha YaKwaZulu" by Zulu Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi
In 1988, Greece and Turkey turned back from the brink of war by signing the 'Davos Declaration'; in 1992, the President of South Africa, FW de Klerk, met with Nelson Mandela and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi
, their first summit outside South Africa; in 1999, Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General, announced the Global Compact, to give 'a human face to the global market'; finally in 2000, Gro Harlem Brundtland, announced the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.