#News24 ICYMI: Andile Ramaphosa and the man who nearly scored Eskom kickback; How to spot April Fools' news; and Rachel Kolisi returns to Instagram

2019-04-01 18:17
Siya Kolisi and Rachel Kolisi. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Siya Kolisi and Rachel Kolisi. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has strongly condemned xenophobic attacks against foreigners, Schalk Brits has been banned for a month following a red card against the Sharks, and here's how much your favourite influencers bank on Instagram.

Here are some of our top stories for the day:

Andile Ramaphosa and the man who nearly scored a R400m Eskom kickback

President Cyril Rampahosa's son, Andile, has hired a law firm to review all his future and past business ventures to mitigate against a repeat of the Bosasa scandal that is dogging him and, by extension, the president.

IEC launches groundbreaking website to tackle disinformation

The Electoral Commission of South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa have partnered to fight disinformation in the run-up to the elections.

Ramaphosa condemns xenophobia, warns of action against criminals

President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned violence against foreigners in South Africa and has called on law enforcement agencies to act against those who commit xenophobic crimes.

Springboks or Zebras? A 'Jesus' statue of Ace Magashule? The April Fools' reports that had people fooled

The first of April traditionally brings with it pranks and jokes, with journalists often getting in on the gag and many publications running spoof articles that have readers gasping in disbelief.

What drama? Rachel Kolisi makes return to Instagram with family beach day photo!

Rachel Kolisi, the wife of Springbok ruby captain Siya Kolisi, has returned to Instagram after deactivating her account after she accused a woman of sending her husband an explicit photo.

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dreading this holiday being over. ???

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Brits given 4-week ban for punch-up, Bulls to appeal

In a scarcely believable sequence of events, Bulls hooker Schalk Brits has been given a FOUR-week ban following his red card against the Sharks in Durban.

ANALYSIS: JZ shows why ANC is bound to fail Magashule test

The ANC's reaction to 'Gangster State' – ill-considered, parochial, racist, rabid – not only reveals its structural inability to deal with serious allegations of corruption, but also that the book might well have hit the party amidships.

This calculator helps you guess how much your favourite influencers like Mihlali Ndamase and Kim Kardashian could be making per Insta post

The world's most popular fashion and beauty influencers are always luring us in with aspirational content on their Instagram pages. Beyond compelling us to double tap they often inspire many to seek the same lifestyle and to score lucrative deals with brands as well.

Mozambique races to contain cholera, vaccines will help

Mozambican and international health workers raced to contain the outbreak of cholera in the cyclone-hit city of Beira, where the cases of the disease has jumped to 517 and the first death has been recorded.

UK Parliament gets new chance to offer options on Brexit

Britain's Parliament gets a new chance to offer a way forward on Britain's divorce from the European Union with a series of votes on Brexit alternatives in an attempt to find the elusive idea that can command a majority.

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