The New York Times reports on political violence in South Africa

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Fri Dec 7 2012, 10:35:18

The New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen's report, earlier this week, on the murder of an African National Congress (ANC) candidate for a local town council in South Africa's Kwazulu-Natal province in September this year has cast the spotlight on how local struggles for resources and power underpin the most recent spate of "political violence" in KwaZulu-Natal. [...]

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