Asanda Matlhare
Intern Journalist
4 minute read
15 Sep 2021
6:30 am

KZN remains SA’s political killing fields

Asanda Matlhare

Three women were killed in Inanda after attending an ANC community meeting to finalise the selection of candidates for the coming LGE.

Police Minister Bheki Cele.

With the local elections around the corner, KwaZulu-Natal is already bleeding following the death of three women at an ANC political gathering recently. Ncami Shange, Beatrice Nzama and Philisiwe Jili were gunned down outside a primary school in Inanda after attending an ANC community meeting to finalise the selection of candidates for the local government elections. Five more people – four women and a man – were also injured during the shooting. Political violence on this scaleis not new in the province, going back in modern history to the seven-day war in the hills above Pietermaritzburg which saw Inkatha forces...