Tensions in Pietermaritzburg as some MK vets turn against their commanders

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Some uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) members in Pietermaritzburg have turned against their commanders.

This comes after some of the MKMVA members, joined the recently launched Liberation Struggle War Veterans (LSWV). Apparently their decision to join the LSWV has angered their MKMVA commanders.

In the past the MKMVA were part of a series of protests to compel municipalities to give them tenders and jobs.

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