Panga man chases off MK vets

2019-07-03 16:14

A 104-year-old man used a machete to scare away Mkhonto weSizwe war veterans who threatened to take his house if he refused to show them his title deed on Monday.

MK vets hijack city houses

2019-07-01 15:11

MK war veterans have hijacked several houses in central Pietermaritzburg and attempted to occupy a shelter for abandoned children in Havelock Road.

MK Vets stage sit-in, demand to be addressed by Zikalala

2019-06-12 15:25

Growing frustration over years of unkept promises of economic opportunities reached a tipping point for members of the Mkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MK Vets) in the Moses Mabhida Region, who on Tuesday carried out a sit-in at the ANC

MK vets storm offices

2019-03-14 14:35

Members of the ANC’s former military wing, uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) have been dragged into the party’s internal battles, with scores of members storming into the ANC’s Moses Mabhida regional offices in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday.

Underaged ‘MK Vets’

2018-11-15 15:44

The “military veterans” who invaded Aloe Ridge include a 23-year-old, people who already have other government housing, and several who are not on the veterans database.

‘Do not take us lightly’ - MK Vets

2018-09-16 17:13

“Do not provoke us. We have military training and don’t want to get to a point where we resort to a coup.”

MK Vets hint at legal action

2018-09-11 15:45

The three military veterans who were arrested for disrupting services at Mooi-Mpofana Municipality last week are threatening legal action after they were released without appearing in court on Monday.

MK Veterans threaten to keep Mooi-Mpofana shut

2018-09-06 11:39

Chaos reigned at the Mooi-Mpofana municipality on Wednesday as military veterans and community members brought the Midlands council to a complete standstill.

Cost of MK Vets R800k/month

2018-09-03 12:21

A political solution needs to be found to sort out the illegal occupation by Mkhonto weSizwe Veterans of 242 social housing units at Aloe Ridge, said Capital City Housing CEO Ivor Caldecott.

MK Vets run rental racket

2018-08-28 15:42

The hijacking of flats at the flagship Aloe Ridge housing complex has escalated, with MK veterans now renting out seized premises, pocketing the rent themselves, and causing the developer to default on mortgage repayments.


Woman (62) bullied by five MK veterans who demanded title deed

2019-07-02 16:37

MK war veterans have now turned their attention to private property owners, after hijacking several buildings in the city centre owned by Msunduzi Municipality.

MK Vets slam Zikalala

2019-06-19 15:23

With the ANC battling to contain factions within the party, a showdown is looming between Premier Sihle Zikalala and Mkhonto weSizwe (MK) ex-combatants over his “meddling” in MK matters in the Moses Mabhida region.

MK’s patience ‘thin’

2019-04-30 15:25

MK military veterans have warned the recently installed Msunduzi Municipality administrator, Sibusiso Sithole, that he will face rolling mass action should he fail to include them in the council’s programmes.

Majority of MK Vets ‘not on database’

2019-01-07 15:27

The majority of former members of the ANC military wing Mkhonto weSizwe (MK), currently demanding government housing in Pietermaritzburg, do not qualify for special state assistance as they are not in the military veterans’ database.

ANC catering to vets

2018-09-25 15:01

Despite ANC bigwigs’ calls for a clampdown on Mkhonto weSizwe (MK) vets and other mafia-style organisations currently unleashing havoc in state entities, government leaders around the Msunduzi area have been secretly co-operating with the mobs.

War vets steal electricity

2018-09-12 15:54

As the MK war vets’ rampage continues, it has emerged that taxpayers have been footing the electricity bill of ex-combatants who have hijacked hundreds of flats at Pietermaritzburg’s flagship Aloe Ridge rental housing complex.

Mooi-Mpofana: three MK Vets arrested

2018-09-07 16:22

Three prominent military veterans, including a former mayor, were arrested on Thursday for disrupting services at Mooi-Mpofana municipality.

Vets gun for Mooi River

2018-09-04 15:45

Mooi-Mpofana Municipality on Monday became the latest council to be shut down by former members of the ANC military wing, who are demanding jobs and tenders from municipal bosses.

Dept denies deal with MK Vets

2018-08-30 17:29

The Human Settlement Department on Tuesday denied it was part of a deal to stop the eviction of MK veterans from the flagship Aloe Ridge housing complex where they have hijacked hundreds of flats.

MK Vets: ‘Don’t dare touch us’

2018-08-23 10:30

In a direct challenge to the provincial ANC and police, the MK veterans who have been storming municipal offices in the midlands have warned of “major problems” if anyone tries to stop them.

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