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Widows want new probe into political killings

Two of Mpumalanga’s “political widows” who feel let down by the decision of the minister of police to exclude the killing of their husbands from the investigation into political killings in the country, now want a new probe into the ...

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Who is this DD Mabuza?

A Gauteng high court judge appealed for peace to prevail in Mpumalanga at the end of a gruelling weeklong legal showdown between two of the province’s influential leaders, but the battle seems far from over. “I wish you all the ...

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ANC blames violence on Malema

The African National Congress (ANC) in Mpumalanga has blamed the violent disruption of Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) election campaign on what it described as the EFF leader’s “war talk.” ANC provincial spokesperson, Madileng Thulare, said that while his organisation condemned ...

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Julius Malema blasts ANC, Zuma for election rally shooting

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Commander-In-Chief Julius Malema has blamed the African National Congress (ANC) and President Jacob Zuma for a shooting in which his party member was shot during a rally held in Mpumalanga on Tuesday. EFF marshal, Senzo Thwala, ...

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Slain ANC leader spoke of hit list

When you get involved in ANC party politics in Mpumalanga, you know you may be killed. This is according to ANC councillor candidate Themba Mpila, whose friend Michael “Zane” Phelembe was shot at his home in Pienaar, outside Mbombela, on ...

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Police bosses to blame for continued political killings – SACP

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Mpumalanga has blamed the murder of an ANC leader in Pienaar, Mbombela, on the failure of national police commissioners to release investigations outcomes on political killings in the province. ANC deputy branch chairperson ...

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