#News24 ICYMI: Khoza considering her security options, landmark op saves baby, and another school in trouble over hair

2017-07-25 18:37
Makhosi Khoza. (Jan Gerber, News24)

Makhosi Khoza. (Jan Gerber, News24)

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Cape Town - A mother speaks to News24 after losing her son and his father in two days, gas explosion disrupts internet connections and hitmen allegedly hired for NMB councillors. Here are some the stories you may have missed today.

Makhosi Khoza considering her options on security

African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza is mulling over whether she should accept Parliament's protection unit, she told News24 on Tuesday.

See her reasons why here.

Timol would never have committed suicide, Pahad tells inquest

"Committing suicide was not, and has never been, the policy of the SACP [South African Communist Party] or the ANC. In our last discussion, we agreed that Ahmed should not commit suicide," Pahad told the inquest into Ahmed Timol's death.

Read the full story here.

The time for an easy exit for Zuma is long over

The time to talk about granting President Jacob Zuma amnesty for crimes he may have committed, or letting him get away with it in any other way, is long over.

Read more here.

SA doctors perform landmark 'balloon' op on prem baby's lung

In a delicate lung operation, Tygerberg doctors gave a 4 months premature baby a new lease on life.

Read more about the first time procedure here.

Kempton Park private school principal allegedly calls pupils 'idiots'

Controversy surrounds a private school in Gauteng for allegedly sending girls home from school for having "inappropriate" hairstyles.

Read more here.

Understanding and addressing political violence in KZN

Why does KwaZulu-Natal once again lead the country in political violence? Why has so little been done to address the problem?

Read what Mary de Haas thinks.

WATCH: Essop Pahad takes stand in Ahmed Timol inquest

The second inquest into anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's death at John Vorster Square in 1971 continued in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria today.

Watch here.

Hitmen allegedly hired to take out Mandela Bay councillors

Verified death threats have been made against two senior Nelson Mandela Bay councillors, Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip said on Tuesday.

Read the full story here.

'He was everything to me' - mom of talented son shot dead in Hout Bay

On Saturday, 19-year-old University of the Western Cape student and talented musician Siyamthanda "Siya" Betana was shot dead as violent protests erupted in Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay, over service delivery.

Read more about Betana's influence here.

Gas explosion damages Joburg fibre cables, reports

A gas explosion knocked out fibre-optic cables affecting internet connections in parts of Johannesburg on Tuesday.

Read more here.

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