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2017-07-17 19:02
Oakbay chair Atul Gupta and President Jacob Zuma (File, GCIS)

Oakbay chair Atul Gupta and President Jacob Zuma (File, GCIS)

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Cape Town - Here are 12 stories you should not have missed today.

ANN7 to pay R10 000 for inaccurate reporting

Gupta-owned broadcaster ANN7 has been smacked with a R10 000 fine by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) after twice misquoting Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's tweet on colonialism.

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'Lucky we don't fight black people' - BLF to amaBhungane journo after alleged assault

amaBhungane investigative journalist Micah Reddy was allegedly assaulted by Black First Land First (BLF) members in Braamfontein after a panel interview with its leader Andile Mngxitama.

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Keep saving water while it rains - Western Cape government

If you were thinking of wallowing in a nice, deep hot bath because the weekend rain in the Western Cape means there is lots of water, don't do it.

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#GuptaLeaks: Bell Pottinger's sinister PR campaign explained...

The #GuptaLeaks are a massive trove of information made up of hundreds of gigabytes of documents and emails obtained by a team of journalists from the Daily Maverick's investigative unit, Scorpio, amaBhungane and News24.

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How Molefe manufactured his R30m golden handshake - report

Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's R30m pension was manipulated so that he could receive the maximum pay-off, new reports have indicated.

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The almighty dollar - A #GuptaLeaks game-changer?

To date, the apparent efforts of the Hawks, South Africa's priority crime-combating unit, to investigate any of the voluminous allegations made against the Guptas have been minimal to non-existent.

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'Where must we go?' ask sisters facing eviction from wine farm

"This place is all I know. I thought I would die here just like my parents," says 56-year-old Josina Gova.

But Josina and her younger sister, Miriam, are facing imminent eviction from their two-bedroomed home on Excelsior wine farm, outside Robertson, GroundUp reports.

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Couple's evening of drugs and drinks ends tragically

One thing Freddie van Zyl wants people to know about his late wife, Idali, is that she wasn't a junkie.

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DA wants Mbete's secret ballot decision by Friday

The Democratic Alliance wants Speaker Baleka Mbete to make her decision known by Friday on whether the vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot or not.

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SNOW PICS: South Africans make the most of the freezing cold

The weekend of the July 15 - 17 saw an extreme cold front over SA but that did not stop locals from enjoying the snow as it fell throughout the country.

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Uber and meter taxi feud claims life of driver

The violent feud between Uber and meter taxi drivers has seemingly seen its first murder.

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Glebelands Hostel a 'reservoir of hitmen', corrupt cops

The Glebelands Hostel is a "reservoir of hitmen" and police are actively involved in violence there, the Moerane Commission of Inquiry heard.

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