Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Forensic evidence of violent killings at the Glebelands hostel has dominated proceedings in the Pietermaritzburg High Court, where eight men are on trial for nine murders.
A 28-year-old man, who was found guilty of the murder of a woman who ran a tuck shop at the infamous Glebelands Hostel in uMlazi, near Durban, is expected to be sentenced.
Questions from commissioner Marumo Moerane on the death of a man who was supposed to be under police protection have left a senior police official tongue-tied.
Eight men in the Glebelands Hostel case have pleaded not guilty to a string of charges that include murder and attempted murder.
Part three of a series on political violence and the frustrated search for justice in KwaZulu-Natal.
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