Chairman of Abahlali shack-dwellers' organisation killed

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DURBAN 19 May 2017 - Shack-dwellers movement, Abahlali baseMjondolo, has accused the ANC of governing through fear. It's president, Sbu Zikode, was testifying before the Moerane Commission in Durban.

 

JOHANNESBURG - Sfiso Ngcobo, the chairman of Abahlali baseMjondolo&39;s in the Ekukhanyeni informal settlement in Durban, has been gunned down.

He was killed by unknown assailants on Tuesday night.

Another member of the shack-dwellers&39; movement, Ndumiso Mnguni, was shot earlier in the day and is fighting for his life in hospital.

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The movement is accusing eThekwini Municipality security officials of the shooting, saying they are against land invasions.

But the unit has denied it is behind the murder.