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The three years leading to Jimmy Mohlala’s death

MARCH 2006: Mbombela council official Differ Mogale signs a secret deal with the Matsafeni Trust to transfer a portion of their ancestral land to the municipality for the construction of the 2010 stadium. The land, worth R46 million, is transferred ...

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Acting spokesperson removed from his post for lying

The acting spokesperson for Mpumalanga’s Organised Crime Unit was removed from his post this week for lying to the media about investigations into the assassination of Jimmy Mohlala, speaker of the Mbombela local municipality in Nelspruit. Superintendent Malcolm Mokomene, who ...

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Slain speaker killed days before testifying

Slain speaker of the Mbombela local municipality Jimmy Mohlala was assassinated a week before he was to testify against suspended municipal manager Jacob Dladla. Mohlala (44) was scheduled to testify on January 12 about Dladla’s refusal to implement 361 council ...

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