Fear, intimidation and attack on Somkhele community members

Last Friday, 5 February, the Dubelenkunzi community were attempting to hold a meeting to elect representatives to continue the work of the deceased Mr Gednezar Dladla. Earlier a group had visited the police station in Mtubatuba to ask for protection because of threats from certain people in the community who…

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WHAT IS THIS DEMOCRACY WE SPEAK OF?

  This post is available in Zulu – IYIPHI LENTANDOYENINGI ESIKHULUMA NGAYO? By Sifiso Dladla I often ask myself what democracy means. Sometimes I think government considers just holding elections are enough to wave this flag. But when it comes to ordinary people voicing opposition to matters they don’t agree with,…

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Tribute to Mr Gednezar Dladla

  “Well-known and deeply respected Somkhele activist, Mr Gednezar Dladla, passed away in the early hours of this morning after a brief battle with cancer.” By Sheila Berry Well-known and deeply respected Somkhele activist, Mr Gednezar Dladla, passed away in the early hours of this morning after a brief battle…

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