#News24 ICYMI: More worry for drought-hit Cape Town; KZN storm declared a provincial disaster and the Boks are back!

2017-10-12 18:10
Damage caused by a storm in Durban. (Supplied)

Damage caused by a storm in Durban. (Supplied)

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Cape Town - The City of Cape Town begs residents to not give money or food directly to the less fortunate, the KwaZulu-Natal provincial cabinet has officially declared Tuesday's storm a provincial disaster and water cannons and riot police were out in force at the start of an operation to clear illegal street vendors from Harare.

Here are some of today’s top stories.

Warning that Cape Town's water outages could cause solar water geysers to 'explode'

Water outages to preselected suburbs by the City of Cape Town could lead to solar water geysers "exploding", an electrical and electronic engineer warned.

Read here.

KZN storm declared a provincial disaster

The KwaZulu-Natal provincial cabinet has officially declared Tuesday's storm a provincial disaster, following the devastating impact the heavy rains had on several districts across the province.

Read the full story here.

When Ramaphosa wins, he must send Zuma to live in Nkandla - Gordhan

When Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wins December's African National Congress elective conference, he must send President Jacob Zuma to live in Nkandla, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said.

Read more here.

WATCH: Police officers assaulted, injured in shooting over corpse

Vanderbijlpark police are investigating a case of murder, attempted murder and assault after a group of foreign nationals attacked them while they were raiding a suspected drug den.

Watch the video here.

Don't give 'money directly to street people', City of Cape Town begs residents

The City of Cape Town reiterated its call for residents to not give money or food directly to homeless individuals, saying that handouts perpetuate chronic homelessness.

Read here.

Jason Rohde 'staged wife's suicide wrong' - pathologist

Suspicious findings from a Spier Hotel room and Susan Rohde's body suggested a more sinister and calculated death than the suicide that her husband claimed he found, the Western Cape High Court heard.

Read the full story here.

All Blacks hard man: The Boks are back!

Former New Zealand prop Craig Dowd was a relieved man after watching last Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands.

Read more here.

Riot police, water cannons out in force in Harare

Water cannons and riot police were out in force on Thursday at the start of an operation to clear illegal street vendors from Harare, witnesses said.

Read here.

'Blacks with Access' may not plead ignorance

For the Gucci-wearing, Louis Vuitton-toting, luxury-car-driving, multiple-overseas holiday-going, Apple MacBook-owning, always-nice-time lifestyle living youth. Progeny of the elite.

Read more from Ashanti Kunene here.

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