#News24 ICYMI: Bryan Habana to retire; KPMG under fire in US; and Zara in MaXhosa copy-cat row

2018-04-24 18:34
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The government has unlocked more billions for free higher education, a KZN man is attacked over an alleged unpaid sex worker bill and here are the royal baby name predictions.

Have a look at some of our leading stories:

SA Rugby pays tribute to Bryan Habana

SA Rugby President, Mark Alexander, has paid tribute to record-breaking Springbok wing Bryan Habana, who has announced his retirement from the rugby.

Here's how many billions government has unlocked for free higher education

Government has set aside additional funding of R7.166bn in 2018 - R4.581bn for qualifying university students and R2.585bn for technical vocational education and training college students.

Auditors KPMG, under fire in SA, now face US shareholder protests

KPMG, which has been under fire in SA for its audits of Gupta-owned firms and its role in the so-called rogue unit report, is facing possible shareholder protests in the US, according to the Financial Times.

Proudly SA condemns Zara’s copy of local fashion brand, MaXhosa by Laduma's work

The country’s “Buy Local” Campaign, Proudly South African, has condemned the apparent unauthorised replication of fashion designer, Laduma Ngxokolo's work by Spanish fashion retailer Zara.


'If they want war...' - public sector unions warn govt of total shutdown

Public sector unions have sent a strong message to government: come back to the negotiating table to resolve salaries for employees, or face a total shutdown of the sector.

KZN man attacked for 'outstanding sex worker bill'

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been assaulted and robbed after a woman, thought to be a sex worker, accused him of not paying for services rendered.

The bets are in! Here are the favourite royal baby name predictions

The bookies are betting on what the royals will name their newborn.

Kind OR Tambo policeman rescues woman from travel nightmare

Meet officer Vincent from SAPS OR Tambo. A Gauteng woman was able to retrieve her handbag and its contents at OR Tambo airport thanks to a selfless act by a policeman.

The honourable thing for AfriForum to do

If AfriForum changes its focus, South Africans will stop seeing them as a bunch of dangerous, greedy racists and we may even join hands with them, writes Max du Preez.

ConCourt orders JSC to disclose record of deliberations on appointing judges

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the Helen Suzman Foundation to have the Judicial Service Commission's deliberations on appointing judges made public.

Mugabe: 'Mnangagwa never invited me to Independence celebrations'

Former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe has reportedly denied reports that he rejected an invitation from President Emmerson Mnangagwa to attend this year’s Independence celebrations.

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