KZN ANC chair vows to put pressure on authorities over Sindiso Magaqa probe

ANC KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) chairperson Sihle Zikalala has promised to pressure on authorities to investigate the death of Sindiso Magaqa.

Magaqa was a former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary-general.

Read: ANC member shot 11 times in what is deemed a political attack

He was shot two months ago in Umzimkhulu in KZN along with two other ANC councillors.

Magaqa died of his wounds in hospital on Monday night.

The provincial ANC chair and ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma visited Magaqa's home for a prayer service, reports EWN's Ziyanda Ngcobo.

Also read: "We must resolve this issue with speed, identify perpetrators, identify motives"

Zikalala was saying that this is becoming an embarassment, not only for the ANC but for the country,

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

They said the death of Magaqa should serve as a lesson for the party and South Africa as a whole.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

Magaqa's death comes amid an investigation into political killings in KZN, in which he was a key witness.

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