#News24 ICYMI: Break-in at minister’s home; Free SANParks week; and PhD student says alleged Ramaphosa affair is a fabrication

2017-09-04 19:00
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Cape Town – Another royal baby is on its way, Bell Pottinger’s South African campaign was “potentially racially divisive” says law firm and SARS is behind the delay in tax refunds, Judge Bernard Ngoepe finds.

Here are some of today’s stories you might have missed.

SARS system behind delay in tax refunds, ombud finds

Tax Ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe has found that the system of the South African Revenue Service is behind the delayed payment of refunds to taxpayers.

Read more here.

Law firm releases finding on Bell Pottinger's SA campaign

The law firm embattled public relations agency Bell Pottinger retained to investigate its work for Oakbay and the Gupta family has concluded that the company’s South African campaign was “potentially racially divisive” and breached ethical principles.

Read more here.

I've never met Ramaphosa, alleged affair is a fabrication - PhD student

One of the women who was identified among Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s alleged mistresses in a poster doing the rounds on social media has described the past 48 hours as a "nightmare".

Read her account here.

Intruder breaks into Minister Dlodlo's home

The police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of housebreaking after an intruder gained access to Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo’s Norwood home on Monday morning.

Read here.

Baby number three for Kate and William!

Kensington Palace revealed the happy news in a statement on Monday. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their third child,” the announcement read.

Read here.

DA, EFF failing to capitalise on ANC losses

The polling company Ipsos has release interesting results showing how South Africans would vote if elections were to be held tomorrow. The survey shows that if South Africa were to go into elections now, the ANC would attain 47% of the votes while the DA can expect 21%, and the EFF would have to settle for 5%.

Read more from Ralph Mathekga here.

Free SANParks week dates announced for Heritage month

In celebration of heritage month, South African National Parks (SANParks) kicks off its 12th annual National Parks Week campaign that will afford South Africans free access to the national parks.

See where and when here.

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