#News24 ICYMI: All eyes on Zimbabwe; #RWC2023 sorrow; and train robbery hero learns to walk again

2017-11-16 18:35

Cape Town - As an eerie calm lingers in Zimbabwe with President Robert Mugabe’s reign challenged, in South Africa the DA is pressing on with calls for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, while AfriForum has announced another private prosecution.

Have a look at these leading stories:

Mugabe must resign immediately - Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai says it is in the interest of the country's citizens if President Robert Mugabe to resigns immediately.

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                                                     Morgan Tsvangirai. (News24)

Mujuru 'unaware' of transitional govt talks for Zimbabwe

Former vice president of Zimbabwe Joice Mujuru, who has called for free, fair and credible elections, says she is unaware of talks about a transitional government.

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'Welcome to a new Zimbabwe' - optimism on the streets of Harare

As the Zimbabwean military entered the streets of Harare this week, citizens were overcome with a sense of fear and trepidation.

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African Union head denounces Zimbabwe 'coup'

The head of the African Union has said that the body "will never accept the military coup d'etat" in Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe seemed invincible but era ends

Robert Mugabe seemed untouchable for most of his long rule as he crushed dissent or sidelined opponents, and now the apparent end of his era is launching Zimbabwe into the unknown.

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Follow News24's live updates on the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe

LATEST: Follow News24's live updates on the unfolding situation in Zimbabwe

Scroll through our blog for the latest news, views and analysis on the developments in Zimbabwe where the situation remains uncertain after the army placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest.

'Be patient,' Ramaphosa tells Maimane on state capture inquiry

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told DA leader Mmusi Maimane to "be patient", while the courts decide on whether President Jacob Zuma should appoint a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Paul Herman filed this report

Wellington fire: Broken bone in Sunita’s neck 'more important than report'

Even though there weren’t any signs of drugs, medication, poison or chemical substances in the bodies of Jacques and Sunita van Dyk, a broken bone in Sunita’s neck could be a telling piece of evidence.

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Train robbery hero learning to walk again, sights set on Paralympics

Left with a disability after trying to stop a train robbery, Darryn August, a man who never backs down from a challenge, now has his sights set on emerging victorious on a different platform - the Paralympic Games.

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RWC 2023: Rugby Africa voted against SA!

As South Africa comes to terms that they won't be hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the news that Rugby Africa's own two votes went to eventual winners, France, is an extra bitter pill to swallow.

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AfriForum to prosecute Nomgcobo Jiba

AfriForum has instituted legal action to privately prosecute Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba on charges of fraud and perjury.

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It's 'business as usual' at SABC, says DA after Rachel Kalidass resigns

The DA fears that it is "business as usual" at the SABC after it was revealed that the preferred candidate to become the broadcaster's group CEO had been accused of fraud and corruption in the past, and the subsequent resignation of one of the new SABC board members.

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