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The Right to Know campaign has again blasted the handling of the Moerane Commission report on political killings, calling on the public to sign a petition for the release of transcripts from the commission.
eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede, who has largely been mum on the Moerane Commission since it was set up by Premier Willies Mchunu in 2016, has welcomed its report.
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has released the 423-page Moerane Commission report looking into political killings in the province.
The Moerane Commission's report on political killings appears to be making progress through the KwaZulu-Natal legislature after being tabled before two portfolio committees last week.
KZN Premier Willies Mchunu was meant to have officially received the final report from the Moerane Commission of inquiry, but the briefing was cancelled after a lengthy delay.
The office of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu says the media will be invited to the handover of the report where aspects of its contents will be discussed.
The slow rate of return on forensic evidence was a significant problem hampering the speed of police investigations, the Moerane Commission has heard.
The EFF has suffered violent political intolerance from the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal since its formation five years ago, says the party.
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.
A witness at the Moerane Commission has given an account of how he was shot during an ANC branch meeting
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has vowed to act against anyone in their ranks who is found to have played a part in political killings.
Nearly two years after KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu established the Moerane Commission to investigate political killings, the finalised report pointed to several government failures, provincial politics and ultimately, material greed.
The South African Communist Party in KwaZulu-Natal has called for the immediate release of the report of the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province.
The Moerane Commission, which has been tasked with probing the underlying causes of murders in KwaZulu Natal, handed over its final report to KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu in Durban
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu will officially receive the final report from the commission that investigated a spate of suspected politically motivated killings in the province.
Several suspects - one of them a police officer - accused of murder and conspiring to kill Glebelands hostel dwellers, are expected appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court for bail applications.
The high number of murders at the infamous Glebelands Hostel were not politically motivated, and those arrested were 'ordinary criminals', KwaZulu-Natal police have testified.
Political interference in the country's law enforcement agencies is the greatest counter-argument to President Cyril Ramaphosa's declaration of a "new dawn", the EFF has said.
A police officer testifying at the Moerane Commission on political killings has denied that killings at the Glebelands Hostel were political.
Factions and infighting in the ANC's Chief Albert Luthuli branch in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, is believed to have led to the death of the branch's councillor candidate, the Moerane Commission has heard.
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