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ANC candidate councillor warned not to go out on the day of her murder - Moerane Commission hears

2017-10-17 15:12

The Moerane Commission has heard that an ANC candidate councillor from the Ukhahlamba Region in Ladysmith was shot with a rifle in broad daylight on Mandela Day.

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TIMELINE: KZN's gruesome family murders

About 37 people from 8 families have died in 2017 in a spate of family murders in KwaZulu-Natal. Watch.

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Public Protector probes uMzimkhulu Municipality

2017-10-04 21:16

The Public Protector is investigating allegations of maladministration, corruption and the mismanagement of public funds by the Umzimkhulu Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal.

Former ANC councillor shot dead in KZN

2017-10-02 14:50

A former ANC councillor from KwaZulu-Natal has been gunned down at a Maskandi music event in Mtubatuba, police say.

KZN political murders: IFP accuses police of being 'incompetent', 'politically influenced'

2017-09-19 20:21

The IFP has accused police of being “incompetence” and “politically influenced” when dealing with political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

Increasing factions in ANC KZN will lead to rise in political killings, Moerane Commission hears

2017-09-18 22:35

Political killings will increase in KwaZulu-Natal as the ANC’s December elective conference draws closer, the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province heard.

How can a dead person testify?

2017-09-17 05:57

The morning after a 30-year-old woman was gunned down at Glebelands hostel, an eerie silence shrouds the “hitmen’s den”.

Some Umzimkhulu managers want to be richer than the municipality - Magaqa's friend

2017-09-16 22:11

The ANC leadership has a responsibility to "zoom in" in Umzimkhulu municipality following the recent political killings in the municipality, said Less Stuta, friend of slain former ANCYL secretary general Sindiso Magaqa.

Man sentenced to life for court murder

2017-09-15 21:34

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and another 12 years for attempted murder, which took place at the notorious Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi.

Why KZN killings will not stop (now)

2017-09-10 05:59

The death of former ANC Youth League secretary Sindiso Magaqa is the latest in a string of political killings in KwaZulu-Natal. S’thembile Cele travelled the kingdom to search for answers to explain the bloodletting.

 

'Illegal money' makes it easy to pay hitmen, Moerane Commission hears

2017-10-13 21:23

The availability of “illegal” money in the ANC-run Harry Gwala District Municipality, south of KwaZulu-Natal, makes it easy for corrupt local officials to pay hitmen to kill those fighting corruption, the Moerane Commission has heard.

We can stop the killings by overhauling ANC election processes

2017-10-05 09:21

There is competition for political power everywhere in the world, but it has to be within civilised democratic norms and not through hired killers eliminating your rival candidate, writes Omry Makgoale.

5th ANC KZN official shot dead in Harry Gwala region this year

2017-10-03 10:39

An ANC official from Bulwer in the Harry Gwala District on the southern KwaZulu-Natal has been shot dead.

Guard wounded in PMB ‘hit’

2017-10-02 13:47

A senior official at the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has survived what is believed to have been an attempted hit on his life.

IFP to testify at Moerane Commission

2017-09-19 09:15

The Inkatha Freedom Party is expected to testify at the Moerane Commission, investigating underlying causes in political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

Izinkabi – the scores of hitmen in our midst

2017-09-17 05:58

The men behind the lucrative political killings in KwaZulu-Natal are armed with high-powered weapons and are highly skilled.

'Tell us where the guns are' - Bheki Cele

2017-09-17 05:57

Former police chief says the inquiry into KZN killings is a waste of time, and urges Security Minister Mahlobo to find the hidden caches of guns instead of trying to be Beyoncé.

Glebelands Hostel to get satellite police station - Mbalula

2017-09-15 22:46

The troubled Glebelands Hostel, where 93 people have been killed, will soon get a satellite police station, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Premier says violence and murder are normalised

2017-09-10 11:11

Last year, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu established a commission of inquiry into political killings. It had a hefty R15m budget.

Buthelezi calls for arms cache disclosure

2017-09-10 05:59

Leaders of the ANC and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) need to come together and disclose where caches of arms have been stashed in KwaZulu-Natal if the political killings are to come to an end.

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