SONGEZO ZIBI | The state is an empty shell but can be recovered

We need to replace those who have caused the country enormous harm with those that spend their energies trying to mitigate disaster on behalf of vulnerable people

26 March 2023 - 19:25 By SONGEZO ZIBI

Before Saturday, March 2023 I had never heard of Murray and Thomas Cloete. On that midmorning, the father and son were killed in a hail of bullets in the very busy New Road off-ramp on the N1 highway. The N1 is also SA’s main road transport artery, running from the Cape Town International Convention Centre to the border with Zimbabwe...

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