Friday, 29 January 2016
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement
ANC councillors facing murder charges to return to court
Two ANC councillors facing charges of murder, Mduduzi (Nqola) Christian Ngcobo and Luvelile Lutshelu, are due to appear in the Durban High Court on Monday, 1 February 2016. These alleged izinkabi (hitmen) are charged with assassinating Thuli Ndlovu, Abahlali baseMjondolo KwaNdengezi Chairperson and a senior leader member of our movement, on 29 September 2014. Both suspects are councillors of the ruling party and the party has protected them despite these serious allegations. We are told that they are still working for the party and receiving their normal salaries. Continue reading
Tuesday 26 January 2016
DURBAN – Two ANC councillors are expected back in the High Court in Durban on Tuesday.
They’re accused of the murder of activist, Thuli Ndlovu, of the Abahlali baseMjondolo movement in 2014.
On Monday Mduduzi Ngcobo and Velile Lutsheku were joined in the dock by the suspected hitman.
Several community members have died since 2012 as a result of political squabbles in KwaNdengezi. Continue reading
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Abahlali baseMjondolo press statement
Two ANC Councillors to appear in the Durban High Court after being charged with the murder of Thuli Ndlovu
Mduduzi Christian Ngcobo, also known as Nqola, an ANC councillor in KwaNdengezi Ward 12 and his comrade PR councillor Luvelile Lutsheku are due to appear in Durban High Court tomorrow to answer to the charge that they are responsible for the murder of Thuli Ndlovu. The two councillors have been appearing in the Pinetwone Magistrate’s court for several times and had received a bail of R10 000 each. A few weeks after being given bail Nqola was rearrested and charged with attempted murder in KwaNdengezi after he was caught firing shots at some people. Just last week Nqola was given a bail again. Continue reading
July 2 2015
By Sihle Manda
Durban – Two ANC eThekwini councillors continue to perform public duties despite facing possible jail time for the alleged murder of a civil rights activist.
Council Speaker Logie Naidoo is standing by his comrades, vowing not to suspend the two.
His stance appears to be at odds with that of the ruling party, which said it had suspended the two.
Naidoo’s position on the matter has sparked the wrath of opposition parties, who have urged him to immediately suspend the two until the matter has been finalised in the Durban High Court. Continue reading
By Thabisile Khomo Tuesday, March 3, 2015
IT’S been seven months since Thulisile Ndlovu (36), chairwoman of shack dwellers organisation Abahlali baseMjondolo, was shot dead at her house in Kwandengezi kasi, outside Pinetown.
But now the truth about her murder could come to light when the court hears evidence in the matter.
On Friday there were loud cheers and sighs of relief among concerned residents and organisation members when Mduduzi Ngcobo, a local councillor, was arrested and charged with Thulisile’s murder. Continue reading