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Assassinations drive by-elections in KZN

Residents of several KwaZulu-Natal wards on Wednesday elected new councillors to replace representatives who had been assassinated in the ongoing political killings in the province

Extract: Mandy Wiener’s ‘The Whistleblowers’ shows the cost of speaking out

In this extract from journalist Mandy Wiener’s latest book she examines the death of ANC Youth League member Sindiso Magaqa in KwaZulu-Natal

Two dead in new ANC KwaZulu-Natal killings

A Mtubatuba councillor and a Hammarsdale ANC Youth League leader were shot yesterday near their homes

Moerane’s proposals on KZN killings to take effect

​KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala wants to begin implementing the recommendations of the Moerane inquiry into political killing

New political killings hit KwaZulu-Natal

Latest victim was a witness in another political murder

Newcastle mayor out on R20k bail

Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba was arrested 10 days ago on charges of murder and conspiracy to murder

Cele defends political killings probe

Police Minister Bheki Cele has defended the investigations into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal

Newcastle mayor arrested in connection with political killings

Ntuthuko Mahlaba is the second ANC mayor in KZN to be arrested in connection with the killing of their own comrades

Magaqa murder accused, three others appear in court

Mluleki Ndobe and three others appeared in court in connection with the murder of former ANCYL secretary general Sindiso Magaqa

Shooting dashes hopes of end to Midlands killings

The region has suffered a number of killings of ANC councillors, municipal officials and party activists since 2016.

Unsolved KZN hit spreads fear

Suspicion in eThekwini is rife and the police appear to be no closer to apprehending those responsible for S’bu Maphumulo's death

Top cop lied to commission, says witness

Ipid has been asked to investigate perjury charges against a KwaZulu-Natal police general

Moerane Commission: Politicians must take responsibility for KZN’s violent culture

During its more than 12 months of hearings, the Commission heard claims of South African Police Service (SAPS) complicity

Details of deadly extortion network yet to be heard in court

Hopes of an immediate trial have been dashed as the accused’s lawyer wins time to secure counsel

ANC KZN conference marred by member’s fatal shooting

eThekwini ANC Youth League regional secretary Thinta Cibane confirmed that Bongani “Usher” Mkhize was gunned down by two men at his home in Umlazi

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