PICTURE: THULANI MBELE Last week, yet another ANC councillor was shot dead. Mbuyiselo Dokolwane, of ward 119, was returning from a branch meeting when he was killed in Freedom Park, south of Johannesburg.An ANC spokesman said: "A man came from a car that was parked for a while and they shot him four times."Dokolwane was chairman of the ANC Freedom Park branch.If factionalism is the river that runs through the ANC, its tributaries often flow red with blood.In October, Muziwendoda Ncwane, ANC councillor for ward 10 in the Vulamehlo Municipality, was shot dead by two gunmen while watching television at his home in Maizeland, KwaZulu-Natal.He was also a member of the mayoral executive and chief whip at his municipality.In November, Fundisile Nqinelo, ANC councillor for ward 33 in Nkaneng, was shot seven times by a group of armed men outside Marikana, near Rustenburg. Nqinelo was the chairman of his branch.In December, Siphiwe Zulu, ANC councillor for ward 51, greater Zola in Soweto, was...

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