The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has officially elected Velenkosini Hlabisa as the new party leader.
He is currently the leader of the official opposition in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature and takes over from Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi who founded the party and led it for over 44 years.
Hlabisa's term will run over the next five years.
FULL LIST OF IFP Top 6 LEADERS:
President - Velenkosini Hlabisa
Deputy president - Mzamo Buthelezi (returns to the same position)
Treasurer general - Narend Singh (returns to the same position)
Secretary general - Siphosethu Mncwango
Deputy secretary general - Blessed Gwala (returns to the same position)
Deputy chairperson - Thembeni Madlopha-Mthethwa (former women's brigade president)