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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: IOL by Bongani Hans.]

King Goodwill Zwelithini has blamed the country’s intelligence services for being incompetent following an arson attack on government offices in Durban around midnight on Wednesday.

Addressing amakhosi on Thursday during the opening of KwaZulu-Natal House of Traditional Leaders at the old provincial legislature in Ulundi, the king expressed outrage that the offices of the provincial Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) department and House of Traditional Leaders in Cato Manor were torched.

According to Cogta spokesperson Cogta spokesperson Lennox Mabaso, the incident happened at around midnight.

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