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The following are top news items in South African major media outlets on Sunday.

— A prominent African National Congress (ANC) activist and a municipal councillor from the Inkhata Freedom Party were gunned down in separate incidents in Kwa-Zulu Natal Provinve on Friday.


The attacks have again highlighted the ongoing political violence in the region and have been strongly condemned.(News24)

— Police Minister Bheki Cele on Saturday called on the justice system to prioritize crimes against women.

Speaking in Soweto southwest of Johannesburg at the first ever memorial lecture aimed at tackling the scourge of femicide in the country, Cele called on women who feel abused to report their ordeals at the nearest police station.(Eyewitness News)

— The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Congress of the People (COPE) said on Saturday the current political impasse in the North West Province is a litmus test for President Cyril Ramaphosa and his commitment to uprooting corruption.

DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen and COPE Pakes Dikgetsi were in the province to discuss the state of affairs in North West after Premier Supra Mahumapelo reneged on his promise to resign from office.(South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem


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