ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICAL KILLINGS

I attended meetings where hits were planned, says witness in 'Glebelands Eight' trial

2020-03-25 09:39

“In Glebelands you were supposed to be careful, be alert and know who you were talking to before you say anything,” a state witness has told the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

Despite promises from Ramaphosa, whistleblower Thabiso Zulu still has no protection

2019-11-27 14:05

After an assassination attempt and political promises of security protection from President Cyril Ramaphosa and KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala, whistleblower Thabiso Zulu still has no protection.

Failed hit on whistleblower

2019-10-28 16:34

After years of pleading unsuccessfully with the state to investigate threats on his life, local anti-corruption activist Thabiso Zulu escaped an assassination attempt when he came face-to-face with a hitman’s barrel on Saturday evening.

IFP demands arrests after assassination attempt on councillor

2019-07-16 17:18

The IFP has called on the authorities to track down the suspects behind an alleged assassination attempt on one of its North Coast councillors in KwaZulu-Natal.

Former KZN mayor shot dead

2019-06-21 11:16

Former Ndwedwe mayor Maxwell Hadebe has been shot dead at his business premises, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

‘They humiliated me’, says uMngeni Municipality Councillor

2019-04-16 15:45

The ANC uMngeni Municipality councillor who was detained by the political killings task team for several hours at the weekend has accused the team of meddling in internal ANC politics.

Hit-busters on a roll

2019-03-29 16:04

Arrests over political assassinations have escalated sharply, and Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Thursday he was unapologetic about the arrest of Harry Gwala District Municipality Mayor Mluleki Ndobe...

KZN mayor arrested for death of Sindiso Magaqa expected back in his office

2019-03-18 17:18

It will be business as usual for the KwaZulu-Natal mayor who was arrested in connection with the murder of former ANCYL secretary general Sindiso Magaqa, says the Harry Gwala District Municipality.

KZN ANC member shot and killed in his home while watching TV

2019-02-14 09:47

KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a case of murder after an ANC member was shot and killed in his home as he watched television.

New round of political hits in KZN

2019-01-07 15:27

Two hits in a week in Pietermaritzburg have shattered the lull in political assassinations in KwaZulu-Natal.

 

Glebelands 8 trial: Witness says R160 000 raised for assassination of hostel chair and hitman

2020-03-20 13:47

William Mthembu and Thokozani Machi, known as the "big fishes" at Glebelands hostel, were murdered in 2015.

ANC plans safety talks for Zulu

2019-10-29 15:47

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is planning to hold talks with Police Minister Bheki Cele for an update on security measures for local whistleblower Thabiso Zulu.

10 murdered in one small area

2019-10-23 15:18

Power struggles within the ANC in the Moses Mabhida region have been blamed for the recent killings of at least 10 residents and the displacement of scores of others in the Hlathikhulu area outside Dalton.

Mayoral bodyguard claims brutality

2019-06-26 15:09

A bodyguard of Msunduzi Mayor Themba Njilo, who is facing a murder charge, is allegedly being treated “brutally” by investigators while in custody.

Mayor’s bodyguard charged with ANC man’s murder

2019-06-19 15:23

A bodyguard of Msunduzi Mayor Themba Njilo appeared briefly in the Camperdown Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday charged with the 2017 murder of an ANC politician.

Net tightens on KZN hits

2019-04-15 15:52

As the net closes on ANC leaders suspected of involvement in political assassinations in KZN, uMngeni Local Municipality councillor Muzomuhle Ndlovu has become the latest politician to be arrested.

'I don't want them to say anything to me' - Sindiso Magaqa's mom on the arrest of Harry Gwala mayor

2019-03-19 07:52

While Harry Gwala mayor Mluleki Ndobe and another arrested suspect are expected to appear in court in connection with the murder of former ANCYL secretary general, Sindiso Magaqa, his mother says she does not want to lay eyes on them and will not be attending court proceedings.

ANC activist gunned down

2019-02-14 16:02

KWAPATA residents near Imbali fear a resurgence of political violence following Tuesday’s killing of a prominent ANC member in the area.

Official shot dead

2019-02-08 15:30

A senior official from Alfred Duma Local Municipality at Ladysmith, Oscar Hlatshwayo, was gunned down in an alleged ambush on Thursday morning.

Gcabashe pleads at Mthiyane funeral for killing to end

2019-01-07 15:26

The senior ANC leadership has appealed to comrades in the Moses Mabhida region to stop killing each other.

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