Explosion at Pietermaritzburg council meeting condemned

23 July 2019, 10:05 AM
KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) MEC Sipho Hlomuka has condemned the explosion at Msunduzi Municipality, saying no amount of intimidation would deter attempts to clean up the KwaZulu-Natal capital.
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