#News24 ICYMI: 5 things about the Public Protector's probe into Gordhan; Guptas ‘tried to use front’ to extract Sahara assets; and England disallowed try was 'correct call', says World Rugby

2018-11-12 17:44
Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Gallo

Pravin Gordhan. Picture: Gallo

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'It actually shocked me' that former president Jacob Zuma wanted Siyabonga Gama as Transnet CEO, says Barbara Hogan at the state capture inquiry, life sentences for Hannah Cornelius' murderers, and 1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks 'What has changed?'

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5 things you need to know about the Public Protector's investigation into Minister Pravin Gordhan

On Sunday the minister's attorneys Malatji Kanyane Incorporated said in a statement that the investigation relates to allegations regarding the granting of early retirement of Ivan Pillay, and his subsequent re-employment as SARS deputy commissioner in 2010.

'It actually shocked me' that Zuma wanted Gama as Transnet CEO - Hogan

Former public enterprises minister Barbara Hogan told the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture on Monday that former president Jacob Zuma wanted Siyabonga Gama as the Group CEO of Transnet, despite him facing allegations of misconduct.

'Cruel, vengeful, vicious' - life sentences for Hannah Cornelius' murderers

The three men involved in the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh have received life sentences.

Guptas ‘tried to use front’ to extract Sahara assets

Nearly R20m in Gupta-linked cash appears to be in limbo and may be forfeited to the state following a failed attempt to "purchase" two aircraft owned by Sahara Computers.

1 year after Mugabe fall, Zimbabwe asks 'What has changed?'

Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans danced in the streets to celebrate the end of Mugabe's repressive rule that had brought ruin to the once prosperous economy. Mugabe, then 92, soon resigned, ending his 37-year rule.

World Rugby: England disallowed try was 'correct call'

World Rugby says that the decision to disallow England a late try in their clash against the All Blacks on Saturday was correct.

Amor Vittone will only inherit a TV set from Joost’s will - court decides

Afrikaans singer Amor Vittone will only inherit a TV set from her estranged husband, Joost van der Westhuizen's last will and testament, the court ruled on Monday.

Competition Commission finds SABC, Multichoice agreement enabled Multichoice to 'influence' broadcaster

The Competition Commission has found that an agreement between the SABC and Multichoice enabled Multichoice to "influence the strategic direction" of the public broadcaster.

SA journalist Angela Quintal and colleague were detained in Tanzania for working while on tourist visas

South African journalist Angela Quintal and her Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo were arrested in Tanzania because they were working while in the country on tourist visas.

Newborn baby left on doorstep in Eastern Cape village

A resident of the homestead in Thuthura Village, Centane, found the baby on the doorstep around 21:00 on Thursday, Captain Jackson Manatha said.

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