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ANC testifies that ‘culture of violence’ is core to KZN political killings

 DURBAN,  October 19 – KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) chairman, Sihle Zikalala, on Thursday told the Moerane Commission of Inquiry in Durban that “a deeply ingrained culture of violence” was at the core of the province’s political killings. Zikalala testified earlier in the day that according to the party’s calculations, based on law enforcement reports, 80 politicians […]

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Witness tells #MoeraneCommission to withstand political pressure, release its report

DURBAN, 12 October – The friend of slain former ANCYL secretary general Sindiso Magaqa, on Thursday told commissioners investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal that he hopes they will withstand political pressure that seeks to keep their final report under wraps. Thabiso Zulu concluded his two-day testimony before the Moerane Commission. In often emotional and angry […]

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Slain Magaqa’s friend outlines Harry Gwala ANC rot at Moerane Commission

DURBAN, October 12 – Thabiso Zulu, close friend of slain former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa, on Wednesday, testified about assassination attempts and rape allegations before the Moerane Commission. Often looking tired and angry, Zulu outlined for commissioners — tasked with investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal — allegations of corruption in […]

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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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Buthelezi slams “ignorant” Senzo Mchunu’s Moerane Commission testimony

DURBAN, September 20 – Inkatha Freedom Party leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, on Wednesday, dismissed claims made by former premier and KZN ANC leader Senzo Mchunu that he had contributed to violence in the province, calling the former premier “ignorant”. Replying to a media query after Mchunu gave testimony on Wednesday before the Moerane Commission probing political killings in […]

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ANC must take responsibility for KZN killings – Senzo Mchunu

 DURBAN, 20 September 2017 (ANA) – The African National Congress (ANC) must accept responsibility for the political violence and killings in KwaZulu-Natal, according to ousted ANC KZN chairman and axed premier, Senzo Mchunu.   “The ANC must accept responsibility, that is the first thing we need to do. Accept that we are responsible for this directly or […]

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Senzo Mchunu to appear before KZN political killings enquiry

DURBAN, September 14 – Former KwaZulu-Natal premier and African National Congress (ANC) provincial chairman Senzo Mchunu will next week testify before the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in the province. Commission spokesperson, Solo Mdledle, confirmed on Thursday that Mchunu would be testifying next week Wednesday. Mchunu will appear at a time of heightened political tension within his own party […]

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Makhosi Khoza disciplinary hearing ‘reluctantly’ postponed

DURBAN, September 10 – The disciplinary hearing of outspoken African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza has been postponed to next Sunday, according to ANC KwaZulu-Natal spokesman Mdumiseni Ntuli.   Speaking to the media outside the ANC KwaZulu-Natal headquarters in Durban on Sunday afternoon, Ntuli said the case had been postponed because Khoza’s attorney Smanga Sithini […]