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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.
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Buthelezi

(ˌbʊtəˈleɪzɪ)
n
(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)
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