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JUST IN - Zuma is shot by the Police officer


Sibonelo, the son of Zuma's fifth wife Thobeka Madiba-Zuma, is accused of hitting Vuka Hlangu with a bottle and knocking one of his teeth out during an early morning skirmish. Sibonelo however denies the allegations.

Black First Land First leader, Andile Mngxitama has this morning confirmed that, Sibonelo Zuma, the party's councillor candidate for ward 6, Orange Farm, Johannesburg was shot by members of the South African Police Services (SAPS).

The City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality is a metropolitan municipality that manages the local governance of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is divided into several branches and departments in order to expedite services for the city. Zulu is the most spoken language at 23.4% followed by English at 20.1%.

An irrate Mngxitama stated that Zuma was shot at 4 times by the Sergeant Mofokeng of Orange Farm police station, and in the most fortunate of circumstances, he did not succumb to the bullet wounds as he was quickly taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The BLF leader also attempted to illuminate what he believes is well-coordinated political persecution against his fellow comrade, as he made reference to Zuma’s arrest prior to the 2019 General elections, for which he was denied bail, as again the perfect demonstration of a concerted effort to neutralize Zuma's political activities.

Sibonelo stay at KwaMashu is a township 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of Durban, South Africa. The name is in honour of Sir Marshall Campbell and means Place of Marshall.

KwaMashu is bordered by Newlands East to the south, Newlands West to the west, Ntuzuma to the north, Phoenix to the north-east, Mount Edgecombe to the east and Durban North to the south-east.

Although this matter involves a member of the SAPS, it similarly has the hallmarks of political intolerance.

Following the end of the apartheid era, in April 1991 the Central Witwatersrand Metropolitan Chamber was formed as a "people-based" negotiating forum prior to holding a democratic election and the formation of a new administration for the Johannesburg area. Following the 1993 "Local Government Transition Act", the Greater Johannesburg Negotiating Forum was created, and this forum in September 1994 reached an agreement which entailed regrouping the suburbs into new municipal structures, the metropolitan local councils (MLCs), and the overarching Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council, also known as the "Transitional Metropolitan Council" for the city.

It is an undeniably indisputable fact that some police officers double up as political figures in this country, and although we do not have the facts before us, inferentially, it can be argue that possibility of this being an attempt to eliminate a potential opponent cannot be entirely overlooked.

The government of Johannesburg's metropolitan area evolved over a seven-year period from 1993, when no metropolitan government existed under apartheid, to the establishment in December 2000 of today's Metropolitan Municipality. An "interim phase" commenced with the 1993 Constitution. This saw the establishment at the metropolitan level of the Transitional Metropolitan Council (TMC) and several urban-level councils under and neighbouring the TMC. In February 1997 the final constitution replaced the interim constitution and its transitional councils with the final system of local government which defined the current category A, B and C municipalities. Today's City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality was created accordingly as a category A municipality, giving it exclusive executive and legislative power over its area.

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Sibonelo Thobeka Vuka Hlangu


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