#News24 ICYMI: Inside the Cape Town DA meltdown; Mbalula promises action against ‘DStv cop’ and Nude picture requests

2017-10-04 18:27
MMC for safety, security and social services JP Smith and Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille. (Supplied)

MMC for safety, security and social services JP Smith and Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille. (Supplied)

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Cape town - President Jacob Zuma recallsan apartheid police arrest, find out how Cape Town plans to tackle the water disaster, an egg shortage looms over avian flu and a video reveals how a cop was too busy with DStv accounts to help the public.

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Zuma recounts apartheid police arrest during Groot Marico monument launch

President Jacob Zuma has recalled the day in 1963 when he, along with 51 others, were arrested by the apartheid security branch police.

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Inside the Cape Town DA meltdown: Demands, emails and mounting pressure

A flurry of emails pushing for the City of Cape Town’s now-controversial special investigations unit to be shut down marked the run up to Mayor Patricia de Lille and MMC for safety, security and social services JP Smith being placed on special leave from the DA this week.

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Disciplinary against 'DStv cop' a warning to other 'rotten potatoes' - Mbalula

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula says action will be taken against the police officer who prioritised her 'personal needs' after being filmed using state resources to query her DStv accounts.

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2 million birds dead from avian flu, egg shortage looms

As poultry farms deal with the crippling consequences of the avian influenza outbreak, consumers are warned to prepare themselves for higher prices and dwindling egg stocks.

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Vegas gunman set up cameras at hotel room, transferred $100k

The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100 000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Cosatu has a point, but the delivery is farcical

Cosatu's threat to picket the Springboks v All Blacks game this weekend has merit, but their delivery is poor, writes Lloyd Burnard.

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How Cape Town plans to tackle water disaster

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has released the city’s critical water shortages disaster plan, which would see phased rationing and saving, before a full-out disaster response.

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This young woman’s response to a request for nude pics was just perfect!

Some ignore the message, some bite back, some hit the block button, but a psychology student from Cape Town had a completely different approach when a stranger requested provocative photos.

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Robben Island ferry incident: Western Cape legislature demands answers

The Western Cape Legislature has demanded a report from the SA Maritime Safety Authority on the Robben Island Museum ferry that nearly sank last month.

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DA blocks ANC presentation on De Lille's security upgrades

The DA has blocked an ANC councillor from delivering information to a portfolio committee of the City of Cape Town that he says contradicts Mayor Patricia de Lille on the security upgrades at her house.

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