'Evidence is needed to prove Zuma was involved in the KZN PEC collapse'

Political analyst Professor Tinyiko Maluleke says until proof is provided about former president Jacob Zuma's involvement in the collapse of the KZN elective conference, the issue must be treated with caution.

It is reported that Zuma wants the KZN leadership, that was elected at the nullified 2015 conference, to be re-elected.

What it says though is that he's a big persona and a big political persona that looms large in that province and perhaps in other provinces as well.

Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Political analyst

That much cannot be denied and even Sihle Zikalala cannot deny that. He was after all in court to support Jacob Zuma the other day.

Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Political analyst

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Professor Maluleke says leaders in KwaZulu-Natal need to start working because political killings are on the rise.

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This is what makes that situation very dangerous, it's not merely where political opponents are debating robustly or exchanging views or forming different views innocently.

Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Political analyst

This is where lives are being lost.

Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Political analyst

I heard Sihle Zikalala this morning accusing other national leaders of sewing divisions in the province except himself. He didn't include himself in that. People like him really need to step up and take up leadership.

Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, Political analyst

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