Category Archives: Samuel Hloele

The Memorial Service for Samuel Hloele Will be Held in eMansenseni on 22 June

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

The Memorial Service for Samuel Hloele Will be Held in eMansenseni on 22 June

On 13 June 2017 the Land Invasions Unit murdered Samuel Hloele during an armed eviction in eMasenseni, near Marianhill.

On 29 May 2017 Baby Jayden Khoza died during a police attack in the Foreman Road settlement in Clare Estate. Continue reading

The Times: Man dies in Durban ‘war zone’ land invasion clash

Jeff Wicks, The Times

A man has died in clashes between the eThekwini Municipality’s security services and shack dwellers in eMansenseni‚ near Mariannhill‚ west of Durban.

Several people were also injured in the incident.

Shack dwellers’ movement Abahlali baseMjondolo described the skirmish as a “serious attack” and said the scene looked like “a war zone”.

In a statement issued on Tuesday night‚ the movement said that members of the Land Invasion Unit had attempted to disperse a crowd.  Continue reading

Isolezwe: Basola onogada bakamasipala ngobulewe ngesihluku

NONTUTHUKO NGUBANE, Isolezwe
UMPHAKATHI wasemaNsenseni, eDassenhoek, ngaphandle kwaseThekwini ukhala ngesihluku sonogada bakamasipala okuthiwa badubule babulala owesilisa ngesikhathi bezodiliza imijondolo. 

UMnuz Samuel Hloele (29) ushonele kule mijondolo izolo ekuseni emuva kokudubuleka ebusweni nasemhlane.

Kulesi sigameko kulimale kanzima abanye besilisa ababili.

Umfowabo kamufi uMnuz Samkelo Sizane uthe bafuna onogada abadubulile baboshwe.  Continue reading

East Coast Radio: Man killed as Durban informal settlement demolished

Man killed as Durban informal settlement demolished

Durban Police say they are investigating a murder case after a 29-year-old man was shot dead – allegedly by security guards who accompanied eThekwini Municipality’s Land Invasion Unit to demolitions in Mariannhill.

According to police, the Land Invasion Unit had been demolishing shacks at the Mansenseni Informal Settlement yesterday when community members tried to stop them.   Continue reading