#News24 ICYMI: State continues its battle to keep Oscar behind bars; AfriForum takes on Grace Mugabe And #DataMustFall calls grow

Cape Town - Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza retires, do immigrants steal jobs in SA?, a nanny appears in court after a video shows her allegedly throwing baby and a man who contracted a debilitating disease after a blood transfusion is seeking damages.

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Is this the final stretch in the Pistorius case?

Oscar Pistorius' legal team will face the State again in the appeal court in November, in what could be the final stretch in a marathon three-year battle to keep him behind bars.


'Here lies Joost' – brother shares photos of Joost’s final resting place

Joost van der Westhuizen's final resting place is on a farm near Settlers in Limpopo. His brother Pieter shared a photo of his brother's grave with a touching message.


Sasfin drops KPMG after 18 years over Gupta and SARS saga

Sasfin has announced that it has dropped KPMG as its JSE sponsor as well as its auditor after 18 years over concerns over good governance.

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Karen Zoid: I only know now who I really am

Channel24’s Herman Eloff sat down with Afrikaans singer Karen Zoid to talk about her new album and how she disrupted her work process to create something new.

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                                                       Karen Zoid. (Photo: Anelia Loubser)

Man contracts debilitating disease after blood transfusion

A 69-year-old Durban man is suing the National Blood Transfusion Service for about R24m after he contracted a debilitating, terminal disease from tainted blood.

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#DataMustFall: R2K picketers call for cellphone companies to ring in the changes

Civil organisation Right2Know has led pickets outside the four major telecommunications companies in Gauteng, demanding affordable voice and data costs for South Africans.


Former Hawks head Ntlemeza retires

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has retired, it has been announced.


Cape Town teen shot in the mouth during protests returns home

The 14-year-old boy shot in the mouth by police during a protest in Hout Bay last week, was discharged from hospital and returned home to Imizamo Yethu with his mother.

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Immigrants taking jobs from South Africans?

Raphael Chaskalson presents results from an econometric model about the labour market effects of immigration to South Africa.

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AfriForum battles Zim embassy in court over Grace Mugabe 'assault'

AfriForum has made its case to set aside the decision by International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.

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Nanny appears in court after video shows her allegedly throwing baby

A Namibian woman is facing charges of child abuse, assault and attempted murder after she allegedly recklessly threw a baby she was caring for into a cot.


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