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ANC Under ATTACK? Another Top Leader Assasinated



Why the killing and when will it end? This is a question for which there is no concrete, reasonable answer. In recent months, the increase in politically motivated killings has reached apocalyptic proportions. I think the ANC has become a target for political attacks or maybe they are taking themselves out.

Mzansi_Updates reports extensively on the spread of politically influenced killings in KwaZulu-Natal province, but the disaster appears to be continuing after it was announced that another senior ANC leader had died.

According to SABCNews journalist Nonkuleko Chlofe, the ANC was shocked by the sudden death of District 103 eThekwini local councilor Minenhle Mkhize. Mkhize was reportedly shot dead yesterday night. The exact location of his murder remains unknown, but there is speculation that the murder appeared to be politically motivated, with the alleged perpetrator being a political enemy.

Mkhize, who is most likely between the ages of 30 and 35, is a member of the eThekwini region youth league, ANCYL. Meanwhile, expressed disgust at his murder.

In a statement published on Facebook, the Youth League recalled the significant contributions Mkhize had made during his short political career, particularly in the community around eThekwini, saying: "His death robs him of the great potential of the pioneering change movement."

Mkhize was elected to the council after the November 30 local elections and of course his election could be at the expense of his other peers so he was eventually eliminated. Meanwhile, other ANC leaders in the region have traveled at automatic speed to visit Mkhiz's home in Clifdale, Durban, to offer condolences to his family and loved ones.

Journalist Gred Arde's book War Party, a must-read for those wishing to understand the political dynamics of the KZN, explains why the region is filled with relentlessly politically influenced killings. He argues that unlike in other provinces, ANC leaders in KZN are less involved in political matters, the taxi trade is well known in Kwamashu. Mzansi extends its heartfelt condolences to the Mkhize family. May his soul rest in peace.

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