assassinations

 
Politicians stifle murder investigations
Politicians stifle murder investigations
The investigation into the murder of former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa has stalled and may never yield results, say highly...
ANC killings were ‘hits by a party faction’
ANC killings were ‘hits by a party faction’
Key ANC leaders were assassinated as part of a rival faction’s “grand plan” for the “political takeover” of the eThekwini region,...
Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly
Hitmen, mafia and control – SA’s underbelly
The issue of murder in South Africa had fascinated me since I returned to the country to take up a post at the University of Cape Town (UCT).
Special police task force to probe political killings, says police minister
Special police task force to probe political killings, says police minister
A special police task team has been established to investigate and try to prevent political killings, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on...
The assassination surge on those fighting corruption
The assassination surge on those fighting corruption
On Monday evening, not long after the sun went down, a man with a gun stepped out of the dark and into the everyday domestic routine in Thuli...
JFK: A conspiracy of echoes
JFK: A conspiracy of echoes
When John Kerry fuels doubts that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone just as publishers unleash a torrent of JFK assassination books you have to ask...
Israel says no proof it carried out Dubai killing
Israel says no proof it carried out Dubai killing
Israel's foreign minister said on Wednesday the use of the identities of foreign-born Israelis by a hit squad suspected of killing a Hamas militant...
Iraqi Parliament's Sunni leader killed at mosque
Iraqi Parliament's Sunni leader killed at mosque
The head of the Iraqi Parliament's biggest Sunni Muslim bloc was killed at a mosque on Friday, officials said, an assassination which could...
Gunmen kill Guinea-Bissau minister
Gunmen kill Guinea-Bissau minister
Gunmen on Friday killed a government minister who was to be a candidate in Guinea-Bissau's presidential election, state radio said.
'You can't just kill a president like a dog'
'You can't just kill a president like a dog'
The blood-soaked kitchen where Guinea-Bissau's president was brutally murdered is littered with broken glass, bullet casings and a rusted machete....
A grisly end to a career that began with promise
A grisly end to a career that began with promise
Nino Vieira, the president of Guinea-Bissau, who was shot dead aged 69 in the capital on Monday, was one of the most plotted against of African...
Guinea-Bissau opposition warns of fresh unrest
Guinea-Bissau opposition warns of fresh unrest
Guinea-Bissau's main opposition party on Tuesday warned of fresh unrest as it criticised the "haste" in which the Parliament speaker was named...

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