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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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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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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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ANC to prevent KZN squabbles from meddling with December conference, says Zweli Mkhize

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday that the ruling party will soon deal with the leadership contest in KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to prevent the political fallout spilling over into the smooth running of government. This comes after the Pietermaritzburg High Court declared “unlawful and void” the 2015 conference […]

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ANC KZN says it doesn’t need NEC’s permission to challenge court verdict

DURBAN, September 13 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal did not need the permission of the organisation’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to decide whether or not to seek a motion to appeal Tuesday’s high court ruling. This was the view of leaders and representatives of the ANC KZN women’s, youth and veterans’ leagues during a […]

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ANC conference decision must be appealed, says KZN youth league

PIETERMARITZBURG, September 12 – African National Congress Youth League KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson Kwazi Mshengu believes that Tuesday’s high court ruling should be challenged. In an immediate reaction to the ruling announced by Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Jerome Mnguni, who ruled that the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal ANC elective conference was unlawful, Mshengu said the decision should be appealed. “We […]

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ANC KwaZulu-Natal factions promise to respect court decision

PIETERMARITZBURG, 18 August,  – KwaZulu-Natal divisions in the African National Congress were laid bare over the past two days in the Pietermaritzburg High Court in a case involving two ANC factions. While, provincial ANC chairperson, Sihle Zikalala, and Thulani Nyawose, the leader of the group challenging the legitimacy of the Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) emphasised […]