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Daily Podcast – September 20, 2017

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Daily Podcast – September 20, 2017

20th September 2017

By: Sane Dhlamini
Creamer Media Researcher and Writer

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For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sane Dhlamini.
Making headlines: IFP accuses police of being 'incompetent' and 'politically influenced', Zim embassy takes on Afriforum as Grace Mugabe saga unfolds And, Kabila launches Congo peace conference

 

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IFP accuses police of being 'incompetent' and 'politically influenced'

The IFP has accused police of being "incompetent" and "politically influenced" when dealing with political killings in KwaZulu-Natal.

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IFP national chairperson Blessed Gwala told the Moerane Commission looking into political killings in the province, that police did shoddy work when his party’s office bearers, including councillors and branch leaders, were shot dead.

He pointed out that the ANC had initially wanted the commission to investigate killings of its own members when it was established last year.

 

Zim embassy takes on Afriforum as Grace Mugabe saga unfolds

Acting judge Harshila Kooverjile is expected to decide if Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe should be served court papers at the Zimbabwean embassy in South Africa or in person in her home country.

The Zimbabwean embassy has applied to become an intervening party in Afriforum's application to see a decision by International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity set aside.

Mugabe was granted permission to leave the country despite allegedly assaulting South African model, Gabriella Engels with an extension cord on August 13.

 

Kabila launches Congo peace conference

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila, has opened a three-day peace conference in Congo’s Kasai region where thousands have died following ongoing fighting between government troops and militias.

Kabila declared at the opening of the conference yesterday in Kananga that justice had to be served but blamed the violence on “terrorist militia” and warned that all who were involved in the violence would have to answer for their crimes.

The violence in the volatile Kasai region began in August 2016 following the death of militia leader Kamwina Nsapu at the hand of Congolese troops.


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