Text of report by South African newspaper Business Day web site on 7 February
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in Gauteng is to embark on an aggressive campaign to shed its image as a party dedicated to the Zulu nation.
The party is largely seen as the political identity of Zulus, traditionally based in KwaZulu-Natal but with a strong presence in hostels in other provinces.
Carving a new identity is part of its programme of action ahead of the 2004 general elections.
The party's Gauteng provincial leader, Finbarr Dunne, said: "The IFP will be seeking to reach out to all the people of this province by getting closer to them, not only …