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panga

Explanation
a large knife used as both a tool and a weapon

... Thereafter they kicked the door. They bored holes into the door. It was no longer a door... when my brother came out, they chopped his head with a panga20 . 20 A large, broad-bladed knife, used for cutting cane. ...
... because their sons had joined self-defence units. Self-defence units were forced to adopt weaponry that was more sophisticated; their knives and pangas 7 were unable to keep the well-armed vigilante forces at bay. In the 1990s, the conflict between the ANC and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) ...
... statements include the sighting of whites amongst the group and the use of Afrikaans. Survivors stated that more than fifty men, armed with guns, pangas and petrol bombs had invaded the area. At least eighteen people were treated for panga wounds. 382 The ANC held a press conference at which ...
bullet, specifying body part injured, if known. Stabbed or hacked with a sharp object STABBING Injured with a sharp object, such as a knife, panga, axe, scissors, spear (including assegai). Injured in a stoning STONING Person is injured by bricks or stones thrown at them. ...
... by live bullet, gunshot, birdshot, buckshot, pellets, rubber bullet. Stabbed to death STABBING Killed with a sharp object, such as a knife, panga, axe, scissors, spear (including assegai). Suspicious suicide or accident STAGED Died in a suspicious suicide or fatal accident. ...
burn to ashes. It was then that Mabaso discovered that her four-year-old daughter was bleeding profusely from her head where she been hacked with a panga, and that her sixteen-year-old son Njabulo had been shot in the eyes. Mabaso told the Commission that she was not aware of any police ...
... from the victim. Glossary of Terms Necklacing refers to the practice of placing a car tyre around the neck of a victim and setting it alight. A panga is a large knife with a flat blade (used for cane cutting). An assegai is a spear, either short for stabbing or long for throwing. A bakkie is ...
... Mr Bongani Sydney Dunywa [AM7623/97; AC/2000/103] was granted amnesty for his role in implementing ‘popular justice’. He participated in the panga164 killing of Mr Nyani Xolo on 26 October 1990 at Thelawayeka Wa rd, Paddock, near Port Shepstone. Mr Xolo was believed to be a criminal aiding ...
 
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