assassinations

 
Witnesses, cops on KZN hit lists
Witnesses, cops on KZN hit lists
Mafika Mndebele’s eyes are bloodshot, his face drawn; the effects of his itinerant lifestyle. The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) Emalahleni regional...
Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid
Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid
Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in the north of the country,...
The slow-motion assassination of Mohamed Morsi
The slow-motion assassination of Mohamed Morsi
In Egypt’s long history, there has been only a single leadership election which can reasonably be considered free and fair. That election,...
Deadly twist to university dispute
Deadly twist to university dispute
In January 2017, the University of Zululand’s arts faculty dean, Gregory Kamwendo, received a threat that he would go back to Malawi in a coffin....
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Verwoerd’s assassin a complex ‘hero’
Growing up in Maputo (then Lourenço Marques) in the 1920s and 1930s, Dimitri Tsafendas would play sword-fight with his friends.
Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again
Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again
Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria high court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole.
Zim opposition leaders targeted for assassination, claims Tendai Biti
Zim opposition leaders targeted for assassination, claims Tendai Biti
Harare — Former Zimbabwe finance minister and senior opposition official Tendai Biti has claimed there is a government...
Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital
Taxi wars help to make KZN South Africa’s ‘hit’ capital
When Muthusamy “Dicky” Govender and his wife, Velliama, stepped into their car on a warm Saturday night and drove past sugarcane fields lining...
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).
Remembering Chris Hani: Lessons for today
Remembering Chris Hani: Lessons for today
The “what if” game is popular with the media and the commentariat in South Africa. A popular example is “what if …” South African Communist Party (SACP) leader

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