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ANC KZN confident alleged raid on Zweli Mkhize’s home was done by the book

DURBAN, October 10 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal said that if reports that the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (better known as the Hawks) raided the home of Cooperative Governance Minister, Zweli Mkhize, were true, they trusted that it was done “within the parameters of the law”. According to a media report on Wednesday, […]

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Cele significantly expands, upgrades KZN political killings’ investigation team

DURBAN, August 4 – South African Police Minister Bheki Cele on Friday announced the expanded and upgraded team investigating KwaZulu-Natal’s numerous political killings, which includes ushering in a number of fresh, senior policing eyes from outside the province. The new team now included seasoned detectives from KZN, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape and Western Cape. “The […]

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Political killings are the biggest threat to ANC KZN stability, conference told

DURBAN, July 20 – The convenor of the African National Congress (ANC) political task team in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday, said that the biggest threat to stability in the province is political killings. “Comrades, currently the biggest threat to the stability and well-being of our movement in this province is political killings,” said Mike Mabuyakhulu. “Irrespective […]

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Cele admits to ‘gaps’ in KZN political killings investigations

DURBAN, 21 May 2018 – Police Minister Bheki Cele on Monday admitted that there had been “difficulties” and “gaps” in investigations into the numerous political killings that continued to plague KwaZulu-Natal. He was addressing the media at the South African Police Services (SAPS) headquarters in Durban. Cele was joined by several other ministers who together form the inter-ministerial […]

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Cosatu concerned about ongoing political killings in KwaZulu-Natal

JOHANNESBURG, May 14 – The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Monday condemned the attack on KwaZulu-Natal-based National Teachers’ Union (Natu) deputy president Allen Thompson who survived an attack by a group of armed men in uMhlanga. The trade union federation said it was worried that law enforcement authorities were failing to deal with the continuing […]