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Three more shot at Glebelands

DURBAN, October 23 – Three people have shot and wounded at Umlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel, police said on Monday. The shootings occurred on Friday at about 10 pm, just hours after the Moerane Commission announced it had been granted an extension to investigate political killings in the province. Commission witnesses have testified that many of […]

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Date set for KwaZulu-Natal ANC’s Moerane Commission appearance

DURBAN, October 4 – The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal will appear before the Moerane Commission,  tasked with investigating political killings in the province, on October 19 and 20. Provincial secretary Super Zuma made the announcement during a press briefing at the party’s provincial headquarters in Durban on Tuesday. “It is our strong view that the […]

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Mbalula welcomes life sentence handed down to Glebelands Hostel hitman

JOHANNESBURG, September 19 – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula, on Monday, welcomed the life imprisonment conviction handed down to a Glebelands Hostel hitman. On Firday, the Durban High Court sentenced 28-year-old Mxoleleni Bhani to life imprisonment for the murder of Sipho Ndovela. He was also sentenced to another 12 years for an attempted murder case committed […]

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Glebelands Hostel claims 93rd murder victim

DURBAN, 23 August 2017 – A 38-year-old man was shot and killed at uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel on Tuesday night, bringing the death toll linked to hitmen at the sprawling complex to 93.   “It is alleged that the man was at Glebelands Hostel yesterday at 21:00 when he was allegedly shot and killed by unknown suspects,” said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, […]