#News24 ICYMI: All things SONA; Where are the Gupta brothers? and Media giants to pay R8m for collusion

2018-02-16 18:25
Mandla Mandela with his wife Raabia on the red carpet rolled out for the State of the Nation Address. (Adrian de Kock, Netwerk24)

Mandla Mandela with his wife Raabia on the red carpet rolled out for the State of the Nation Address. (Adrian de Kock, Netwerk24)

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Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa causes excitement among locals in Cape Town, DStv will see a price hike this April and see the ‘Zuma must go’ grannies are back with a new song. 

Here are some of today's top stories:

SCROLL: Glitz and glamour as nation gears up for SONA

From tradition African attire to the most colourful ensembles, members of Parliament, state officials and the who's who in government splash out for South Africa's first State of the Nation Address since Jacob Zuma resigned as president.

Where are 'fugitive' Ajay Gupta and his brothers?

News24 understands that the Hawks are still looking for Ajay Gupta, who is currently regarded as a fugitive, along with his two brothers Atul and Rajesh, albeit for different cases.

Guptas' Sahara Computers closed, abandoned

One of the key companies in the Guptas' crumbling business empire, Sahara Computers, has quietly closed down, reports News24 investigative journalists Pieter-Louis Myburgh and Angelique Serrao.

Two media companies fined over R8m for collusion

Print media companies Independent Media and Caxton & CTP Publishers and Printers have agreed to pay a total penalty of more than R8m, after admitting to collusion.

WATCH: Viral 'Zuma must go' grans celebrate his resignation with new song

The three women who call themselves the 'Zuma must go nanas', who became a nationwide sensation, are back with a new song.

Lessons Jacob Zuma taught us

Now that Jacob Zuma, once a seemingly invincible figure, is out of the public office that he had used as an instrument of plunder, it would be a mistake to attempt to forget him, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

UK to deport at least 2 500 'illegal' Zimbabweans – report

Britain has reportedly announced its intention to deport at least 2 500 undocumented Zimbabweans living in that country.

Marx feels sorry for sacked Coetzee

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx has sympathy for sacked Springbok coach Allister Coetzee.

DStv price hike coming in April

MultiChoice is hiking DStv subscription fees again from 1 April with subscribers of the fastest-growing tiers, DStv Compact and DStv Compact Plus now seeing the biggest increase.

Ramaphosa spotted out and about in Cape Town and locals are loving it!

President Cyril Ramaphosa has caused excitement among locals after being spotted at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront, and in Sea Point.

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