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wsuNews24 reports that fellow ‘Outsourcing Must Fall’ activists believe security guards employed by Walter Sisulu University (WSU) are behind the disappearance of Vusi 'Oldman' Mahlangu.  

He has been missing since Tuesday when he was last seen at 10:00.  Lunga Mantashe of the Pan Africanist Student Movement of Azania (Pasma) said Mahlangu had called to tell them he was being followed by people he believed were from Xhobane Security Services.  He went on to claim:  "It is very clear that this is an attempt by the recently appointed security company to bring to end the Outsourcing Must Fall movement."  A colleague indicated:  "At about 16:30 he sent a message saying he has been kidnapped, he is in a dark place... and that is the last time we heard from him and we can't get hold of him."  A case has been opened with the police.  Mahlangu, who is not a WSU student, had helped outsourced workers at the university.  Mantashe said Mahlangu had been moving around the country and leading the Outsourcing Must Fall movement.

  • Read this report by Naledi Shange in full at News24
  • Read too, Growing concern for missing #OutsourcingMustFall activist, at Pretoria News
  • And also, Police probe disappearance of #OutsourcingMustFall campaign activist, at SABC News

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