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South Africa

9 January 2009

Times (Johannesburg), Opinion

The horrific shooting of ANC councillor Jimmy Mohlala has again ignited concerns that the 2010 soccer World Cup will be blighted by security problems. There has been much speculation about a possible political motivation for the killing because Mohlala blew the whistle on alleged corruption in a 2010 construction project last year. This of, course, must be investigated thoroughly by the police. To the outside world, his murder reinforces many countries' misgivings... (

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