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2016-08-01 21:11

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Today in the news:

Julius went for tea with Thabo

Zephany Nurse's kidnapper says she is the real victim

The Simpsons trump the Donald

But is it cricket?

Petrol cheaper, but where?

And then there were the election stories

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Zephany Nurse's kidnapper believes she is the real victim

The woman convicted of kidnapping Zephany Nurse from Groote Schuur Hospital 19 years ago feels she is the primary victim in the case.

The kidnapper previously told the court that she and her siblings had been deserted by their mother as children, that she had been abused in the past, and suffered from infertility.

Get the whole story here.


Tête-à-tête with Thabo, Julius

Former President Thabo Mbeki has met with EFF leaders at his home in Johannesburg to discuss "the future of Africa & our country ", according to Julius Malema.

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The Simpsons trump the Donald

The Simpsons has never been one to hold back when it comes to controversial issues and the upcoming American election is no different. The American TV show went out guns blazing in a recent snippet that shows Marge struggling to decide who she should vote for come the end of the year. Watch it here

(Screengrab: YouTube/ Animation on FOX)


Proteas: Only 5 white players allowed?

Only five white players will be allowed in future Proteas starting XIs, a newspaper report indicates.

Read the story here.


Petrol pump chaos dampens 99c fuel price relief

Meanwhile, South Africans eager to pay just under R1 less for petrol on Wednesday might find they are unable to buy any petrol at all due to an industry-related strike. 

Motorists have complained that service stations in KZN and Gauteng have run dry.

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