#News24 ICYMI: Ajay Gupta says Mcebisi Jonas is lying; Gavin Davis resigns as DA MP; and Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy

2018-09-20 19:13
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Some of Supra Mahumapelo's most vocal detractors will have to work with him as part of a provincial task team; The Presidency is said to have plaid a central role in economic stimulus package rollout; and Banyana Banyana have booked their place in the 2018 Cosafa Women's Championship final.

Here are today’s top stories:

#GuptaLeaks: How Sahara handed SA jobs to foreigners

Gupta agents Ashu Chawla and Naresh Khosla fraudulently orchestrated South African work permits for Indian nationals by falsifying and backdating the Indian employment contracts on which these permits hinge.

Presidency said to play central role in economic stimulus package rollout

For months, officials at National Treasury have been working with colleagues in the Presidency and across government to put the finishing touches on a stimulus package that President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce on Friday.

Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy

In a recently published book about the All Blacks, their coach Steven Hansen is quoted as questioning transformation in South African rugby.

Gavin Davis resigns as DA MP

DA MP Gavin Davis resigned as an MP on Thursday to take up a position as CEO at Resolve Communications, the firm of the party's former leader, Tony Leon.

Mahumapelo and his detractors to work together on ANC North West task team

Some of Supra Mahumapelo's most vocal detractors will have to work with him as part of a provincial task team (PTT) seeking to rebuild a fractured organisation ahead of the 2019 elections.

Kessie Nair mum as he appears in court for Ramaphosa K-word video

Former Durban councillor and convicted fraudster Kessie Nair has appeared in the Verulam Family Court on charges of crimen injuria and inciting public violence after calling President Cyril Ramaphosa the K-word in a Facebook video.

Ajay Gupta says Mcebisi Jonas is lying

Ajay Gupta says that the former deputy minister of finance Mcebisi Jonas lied about the alleged meeting between the two at the Gupta mansion in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

The DA's Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting of Athol Trollip as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.

PIC: Derick and Nádine steal the spotlight on the red carpet

Former rugby player Derick Hougaard and Afrikaans singer Nádine looked picture perfect as they walked the red carpet on Wednesday.

Ashton Kutcher accidentally bumped a civilian with his car but made up for it with a selfie

Ashton Kutcher was caught in a minor accident when he backed out a parking spot and bumped a guy scooting by.

Bok lose 5 key players for home Tests

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named a preliminary squad of 17 players for his side's final two Rugby Championship matches.

Banyana see off Uganda to book COSAFA final spot

Banyana Banyana have booked their place in the 2018 COSAFA Women's Championship final after defeating Uganda in their semi-final on Thursday.

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