Political office not worth a life
When political parties draw up candidate lists in an election year, contestation and tension are normal features but death should never be. It is deplorable that it has sort of become normal that as politicians jostle for positions, blood is spilt.
Early this week, the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal had to call for a stronger police presence in hotspot areas after three women were gunned down after a branch meeting in Inanda, Durban. Occupants of a car drove by and opened fire on the three, killing them as they stood at the gate of a school, Five other people were injured. ..