#News24 ICYMI: ANC wants 'state capture chapter' put to bed; Cape Town dam levels reach a milestone; and Steyn leaves field mid-over

2018-08-20 18:28
Dale Steyn (AP)

Dale Steyn (AP)

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Transnet chairperson Popo Molefe says the board expects a “proper response” from its CEO Siyabonga Gama on why he should not be suspended; A two-year-old is the lone survivor of a murder mystery in KwaZulu-Natal; and the Land Bank says expropriation without compensation could cost the government R41 billion overnight.

Here are today’s top stories:

Boks: Durban gate all-time Rugby Championship low

SA Rugby may need to revisit their ticket pricing policy and allocation of venues after hitting a record low at Kings Park on Saturday for stadium attendance at a home Rugby Championship fixture.

ANC wants 'difficult state capture chapter' put to bed

As the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture got underway on Monday, the ANC urged its members and others to cooperate fully with it "so that the country can deal with this difficult chapter".

Toddler found alive along with 3 decomposing bodies

A two-year-old is the lone survivor of a murder mystery in KwaZulu-Natal. Police on Monday confirmed that the child had been found along with three decomposing bodies inside a home in Thornwood, Marianhill, on Sunday.

The Land Bank says expropriation without compensation could cost the government R41 billion overnight – or it could be amazing

Land expropriation without compensation could set off a domino effect of defaults that would make it liable to repay its funder R41 billion, the Land Bank said on Monday – "which we would not be able to settle".

Cape Town dam levels reach a milestone not seen for two years

Cape Town's combined dam levels have broken through the 60% mark for the first time since 2016.

Popo Molefe waiting on 'proper response' from Transnet head Siyabonga Gama about suspension

Transnet Chairperson Popo Molefe says the state-owned enterprise's board expects a “proper response” from its CEO Siyabonga Gama by Monday afternoon on why he should not be suspended after he and two other executives were placed on precautionary suspension last week.

British bride watches groom die just 13 hours after their wedding

It’s supposed to be one of the happiest times of her life. After two years of dating the man of her dreams, Michelle White from Bristol had finally married Scott Plumley.

Steyn leaves field mid-over during county game

Dale Steyn has left the field four balls into his 11th over while on County Championship duty for Hampshire.

Boks: Another new loosie combo in Mendoza?

The loose trio seems the likeliest area - again - if there is to be a shakeup to Springbok plans for the return Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Mendoza on Saturday (21:10 SA time).

Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves might actually be married – for 26 years!

It turns out Winona Ryder and Keanu Reeves have been married for 26 years! We all know TV and movie weddings are totally fake… or wait, are they really?

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