#News24 ICYMI: What if the motion of no confidence vote succeeds, the dangers of tattoos and piercings, and top cop probed over blue lights cash

2017-08-01 19:10
President Jacob Zuma during his closing speech. (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP)

President Jacob Zuma during his closing speech. (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP)

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Cape Town - While one outspoken MP is 'unfazed' by ANC disciplinary charges, another agreed to keep quiet on Zuma, pilot hailed a hero after landing without autopilot and legal proceedings to recover money from Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Here are some of today’s stories you may have missed.

This is what will happen if the motion of no confidence vote succeeds

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has yet to say whether the ballot will be secret or not. The Constitutional Court did not give her a date by which she had to make her decision known.

See an infograph on the process here.

SARB: Just one major successful prosecution in 5 years

he South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has handed over 41 cases to the police over the past five years, which only resulted in one successful prosecution, Kuben Naidoo, SARB deputy governor told members of Parliament.

Read more here.

Could Paulo Coelho be penning Black Coffee's biography?

Black Coffee could be the next South African to release his own book. Only difference is, for his book, the star wants to enlist the help of the famous Paulo Coelho.

Read their twitter conversation here.

ANC MP Gungubele agrees to keep quiet on Zuma

The ANC in Gauteng has asked ANC MP Mondli Gungubele to stop making public statements about the motion of no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma.

Read more here.

Makhosi Khoza 'unfazed and unshaken' as she fights ANC disciplinary charges

African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza says she is "unfazed and unshaken", as she prepares to fight disciplinary charges against her for alleged misconduct.

Read the full story here.

WATCH: Pilot lands plane blind after hail storm smashes windscreen and disables autopilot

Captain Alexander Akopov is a hero after successfully conducting an emergency landing of a severely hail-damaged Atlas Jet plane at the Istanbul Atatürk International Airport - without autopilot.

See photos and a video here.

SABC institutes legal proceedings against Motsoeneng, Aguma

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has instituted legal proceedings to recover money from its former executives Hlaudi Motsoeneng and James Aguma.

Read more here.

EXCLUSIVE: Top cop probed over blue lights cash

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has vowed that the head of the police's Presidential Protection Service (PPS) will be investigated over a financial benefit the head received from a supplier of blue lights to his unit.

Read the full story here.

You will be shocked at the dangers of ear piercings and tattoos

Ear piercings and tattoos have become increasingly popular, but have you ever wondered if they might be dangerous?  

Read why here.

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