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Bu·the·le·zi(bo͞o′tə-lā′zē), Mangosuthu Gatsha Born 1928.
South African politician and leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party, originally a Zulu cultural movement established by his grandfather in the 1920s. He revived the movement in 1975 and transformed it into a modern political party in 1990.
(Biography) Mangosouthu Gatsha (ˌmæŋɡəʊˈsuːtuː ˈɡætʃə), known as Chief Buthelezi. born 1928, Zulu leader, chief minister of the KwaZulu territory of South Africa from 1970 until its abolition in 1994; founder of the Inkatha movement and advocate of Zulu autonomy; minister of home affairs (1994–2004)