Political killings: The numbers

Reports state that there are a total of 16 politically motivated killings that occurred in 2016. Most, if not all of these deaths have affected the ruling ANC.

In a statement released following the latest killings on July 18 of two ANC members, the party said: “The killings are a well-planned calculated thing which is done by professionals in a very sophisticated manner and needs a very dedicated team.”

We look at the timeline of some of the political killings this year:Political Killings


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