The killing of a National Freedom Party (NFP) candidate at Nongoma has sent the party’s candidates in KwaZulu-Natal into hiding in fear for their lives, raising the spectre of a repeat of the wave of candidate murders that marred the 2016 local government elections in the province.
Nongoma NFP candidate the latest victim of KwaZulu-Natal’s killing fields
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