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ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICAL KILLINGS

‘Murdered for speaking out’

2017-11-24 13:45

Thursday's assassination of ANC leader Sthe Mhlongo has raised fears that politically-motivated attacks may plunge KwaZulu-Natal into “instability”.

ANC official gunned down

2017-11-21 13:41

Another prominent ANC politician has been gunned down in KwaZulu-Natal.

City vip guard slain

2017-11-09 14:00

The bodyguard of Msunduzi’s Speaker was shot and killed in a hail of bullets while inside his Msunduzi-marked vehicle in Caluza on Wednesday morning.

Bloodshed in KZN as ANC tensions rise

2017-11-03 09:48

In KwaZulu-Natal, local politics is a deadly game, with at least 40 people killed in politically motivated shootings since last year.

Police say they are maintaining peace in Umzimkhulu

2017-10-20 17:23

A senior KwaZulu-Natal police official has denied claims that the deployment of extra officers in Umzimkhulu has stopped, saying there were "fresh members" in the area everyday.

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.

 

ANCYL leader's killers pretended to be cops - KZN police

2017-11-23 12:18

KwaZulu-Natal police say the gunmen who shot dead an ANC Youth League leader in his home had pretended to be policemen.

'Please help us find bodyguard's killers' - Msunduzi municipality

2017-11-09 18:02

The Msunduzi municipality has appealed to members of the public to help police find the killers of the bodyguard of the municipality's speaker.

KZN municipal speaker's bodyguard killed

2017-11-08 21:22

A bodyguard of the Msunduzi municipality speaker has been killed in a hail of bullets, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

'I cannot harbour hatred' for my would-be assassin - Mahumapelo

2017-10-31 11:15

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has appealed to the woman who plotted to kill him to disclose the names of others who were involved.

ANC the target of most political killings in KZN - Zikalala

2017-10-19 17:22

ANC officials have been most affected by the recent political killings in Kwazulu-Natal, provincial party chair Sihle Zikalala says.

'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.

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