List of the 100 Glebelands residents killed since 2014

2014

DATE

NAME

INCIDENT LOCATION

CAUSE OF DEATH

 1.

13 March

Zinakile Fica

Isipingo SAPS offices

Tortured (suffocated) by police

 2.

April – exact date unknown

Bheki Khumalo

MegaCity, Umlazi V-Section

Shot

 3.

1 May

Unknown hostel resident

Glebelands

Shot

 4.

1 May

Unknown hostel resident

Glebelands

Shot

 5.

2 May

Unknown hostel resident

Glebelands

Shot

 6.

3 May

Unknown hostel resident

Block 50, Glebelands

Shot

 7.

May – exact date unknown

Venge Zoleka

Block 46, Glebelands

Shot

 8.

May – exact date unknown

Unknown resident

Road below Block S, Glebelands

Shot

 9.

May – exact date unknown

Unknown resident

Glebelands

Shot

 10.

23 June

Sandile Mtheshane

Near Glebelands

Shot

 11.

June – exact date unknown

Zamokafikhe Nzimande

Glebelands

Shot

 12.

June – exact date unknown

Xolisile Nkosiyabo

Block 56, Glebelands

Shot

 13.

June – exact date unknown

Unknown resident

Glebelands

Shot

 14.

20 July

Vusi Ngema

Near Glebelands tennis courts

Shot

 15.

July – exact date unknown

Unknown resident

Glebelands

Shot

 16.

July – exact date unknown

Rasta Shinga

Griffiths Mxenge Highway, below Block B

Shot

 17.

25 or 26 or 27 August

Sifiso Mngadi

Griffiths Mxenge Highway, near Glebelands

Shot

 18.

4 September

Thothenhle Shinga

Griffiths Mxenge Highway, near Glebelands

Shot

 19.

6 September

Thandiwe Ntombela

Near Block S, Glebelands, died in hospital

Shot

 20.

21 September

Gcina Mchunu

JPS Primary School, Umlazi V Section

Shot

 21. Sept – exact date unknown Unknown resident Block N, Glebelands Shot

2015

 22. 16 January Phumlani Ndlovu Near Block 40, Glebelands Shot
 23. 15 February Fikile Siyephu Block 49, Glebelands Shot
 24. 25 March Simeko Nhlela Glebelands, died later in hospital Shot
 25. 27 March Siniko Ncayiyana Block 40, Glebelands Shot
 26. 2 April Fikile Jumbile Glebelands entrance below blocks B and D Shot
 27. 10 April Thulani Kathi MegaCity taxi rank, Umlazi V Section Shot
 28. 18 May Sipho Ndovela Umlazi Magistrate’s Court entrance Shot
 29. 20 May Sphamandla Hlongwane Block C, Glebelands Shot
 30. 22 May Bongani Khathi Block D, Glebelands Shot
 31. 25 May Unknown resident Madala Stairs area, Glebelands Shot
 32. 27 May Tutu Albert ‘Dlamini’ Vilibani Wanda Cele Road, below Block 49, Glebelands Stabbed
 33. 29 May Ke Nikwe ‘Bhakabhaka’ Outside Jeena’s Supermarket Shot
 34. 5 June Themba Pina Chester Butchery, Umbilo Shot
 35. 11 June Vele Ndebele Outside Lamontville Community Hall, Gwala St Shot
 36. 14 July Nkosinathi Ndovela Bus stop below Madala Stairs, Glebelands Shot
 37. 19 July Thandayiphe ‘Chaka’ Cwele Ezimbuzeni entrance, Glebelands Shot
 38. 27 July Ntlo Sigweba Between Block 48 and 49, Glebelands Shot
 39. 3 August Mzwakhe Gwala Block 48, Glebelands Shot
 40. 15 August Cyprian Mzokhona Ngwekazi Track leading to Block R Shot
 41. 12 September William Mthembu Montclair Shopping Centre Shot
 42. 12 September Thokozani Machi Montclair Shopping Centre Shot
 43. 3 October Bongani Hlophe Room 24, Block 52, Glebelands Shot
 44. 3 October Bandile Cele/Ngcobo Room 24, Block 52, Glebelands Shot
 45. 11 October Unknown resident (child) Petrol bomb attack at Block Y Burned/smoke inhalation
 46. 11 October Unknown resident (father of child) Died in hospital after Block Y petrol bomb attack Smoke inhalation
 47. 25 October Ngo’ Yongama Near Block 53, died later in hospital Shot
 48. 27 October Unknown male Near Block R Shot
 49. 2 November Unknown resident Between Block 45 and Reunion Entrance, Glebelands Shot
 50. 6 November Richard Mbona Near Ezimbuzeni entrance, Glebelands Shot
 51. 7 November Frank Khuzwayo Block S, Glebelands, died next day in hospital Shot
 52. 12 November Bongani Mthembu Near Block R garage Shot
 53. 14 November Mthintheni Mhlongo Entrance to Block K, Glebelands Shot
 54. 1 December Mlinyelwa ‘Majola’ Gobidolo Outside Chief’s Tavern, Reunion entrance, Glebelands Shot
 55. 11 December Makhosi Zide Near informal settlement next to MegaCity Shot

2016

 56. 25 February Ntozakhe (surname) Reunion taxi rank, Reunion entrance, Glebelands Shot
 57.

15 March

Mduduzi ‘Gumede’ Nkosinathi Qwabe

Reunion entrance, Glebelands

Shot

 58.

24 March

Sphamandla Cele

Between Blocks 50 and 51, Glebelands

Shot

 59.

26 March

LL Mtwa

Block 51, Glebelands

Shot

 60.

28 March

Unknown resident

Died in hospital after injuries sustained on 24 or 26 March

Shot

 61.

13 April

Nkosiyezwe Dumakude

Block I, Glebelands

Shot

 62.

16 April

Zodwa Sibiya

Block L, Glebelands

Shot

 63.

16 April

Mngcobothi (surname)

Harding

Stress-induced illness

 64.

19 June

Vumile Luthuli

Near Block 56, Glebelands

Stabbed

 65.

18 July

Bongani Sikhosana

Harding

Shot

 66.

7 November

Nkosinathi Shezi

Prince Mcwayizeni Rd, near Glebelands entrance

Shot

 67.

27 November

Dlamini’ Kheshwa

Pietermaritzburg Hospital

Stress-induced illness

 68.

1 December

Alwyn ‘Ace’ Houston

Harding

Shot

 69.

11 December

Zibusele ‘Tshabalala’ Armstrong Khuzwayo

Block 49, Glebelands

Hanging (suspicious ‘suicide’)

 70. 22 December Unknown resident Block E, Glebelands Shot

2017

 71. 26 January Mthandeni Sigwaza Wema Hostel taxi rank, Umlazi Shot
 72.

28 January

Akhona Ngxokana

Next to Block 50, Glebelands

Shot

 73.

3 February

Mlungisi Cele

MegaCity robots, near Glebelands, Umlazi V Section

Shot

 74.

9 February

Sthembiso Nonganga

Block R, Glebelands

Shot

 75.

15 February

Ndobeko Sukude

Block S, Glebelands

Shot

 76.

15 February

Unborn child of Andiswa Ncayiyana

Ncayiyana was shot in stomach during same incident

Abortion of injured foetus

 77.

27 February

Thobani Ngcobo

Between Blocks 43 and 49, Glebelands

Shot

 78.

10 March

Unknown female

Rural areas outside Harding

Shot

 79.

10 March

Unknown community member

Rural areas outside Harding

Shot

 80.

10 March

Unknown community member

Rural areas outside Harding killed in same incident

Shot

 81.

11 March

Ncayiyana (surname)

Between Blocks M1 and M2, Glebelands

Shot

 82.

1 or 2 April

Unknown community member

Zwelimbomvu

Shot

 83.

1 or 2 April

Unknown community member

Zwelimbomvu, killed in same incident

Shot

 84.

1 or 2 April

Unknown community member

Zwelimbomvu, killed in same incident

Shot

 85.

1 or 2 April

Unknown community member

Zwelimbomvu, killed in same incident

Shot

 86.

6 April

Nkosinathi Richie

Qeda Bizana

Stress-induced illness

 87.

18 May

Unknown former resident

Smith Street, Durban city centre

Shot

 88.

3 June

Taxi driver for Clr Sithenjwa Nyawose’s son

Next to Block O, Glebelands

Shot

 89.

13 June

Sthembiso (first name)

Block S, Glebelands

Shot

 90.

26 July

Mluleki ‘Boni’

Mdletshe Block P, Glebelands

Shot

 91.

26 July

Sibongile Ma

Mtshali Block 46, Glebelands

Shot

 92.

3 August

Unknown woman

Block 48, Glebelands

Shot

 93.

8 August

Xolani (first name)

Near Glebelands tennis courts

Shot

 94.

22 August

Ngobe Mbatha

Block 50, Glebelands

Shot

 95.

20 October

Bongani Mntaka

Block K, Glebelands

Shot

 96.

25 – 29 Sept, exact date unknown

Block 42, Glebelands

Stabbed

 97.

5 November

Gingqi Ntsalabaka

Bizana

Stress-induced illness

 98.

5 November

Mntaka (surname – relative of victim 95)

Near Glebelands tennis courts

Shot

 99.

7 November

Musa Ndimande

Block 52, Glebelands

Shot

 100. 7 November Mbatha Ntaka Block 52, Glebelands, killed during same incident Shot
Also read:  Glebelands Solidarity Month 13 March – 13 April

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