#News24 ICYMI: Charges against Dramat and Sibiya provisionally withdrawn; Mahumapelo quits ANC North West provincial task team; and Taylor Swift breaks political silence

2018-10-08 18:36
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EFF tells Ramaphosa to release Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene from his duties, Gift of the Givers volunteer Amierodeen Noordien did not hear people shouting "Run!" when gangsters started pulling their guns out and shooting, and metered taxi drivers target e-hailing driver in Sandton.

Here are today’s top stories:

SCROLL: Will Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene go or stay?

Have a look at all the news, views and analyses as pressure mounts for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene to step down following revelations that he met with the controversial Gupta family.

'He did not hear them shout 'Run!'' – Mourners gather for funeral of Gift of the Givers volunteer

Gift of the Givers volunteer Amierodeen Noordien did not hear people shouting "Run!" when gangsters started pulling their guns out and shooting. The 19-year-old was killed in the crossfire.

State provisionally withdraws charges against Dramat and Sibiya

The State has provisionally withdrawn charges against former Hawks head Anwar Dramat and former Gauteng Hawks boss Shadrack Sibiya in the North Gauteng High Court.

Mahumapelo quits ANC North West provincial task team

The ANC in the North West has confirmed that former premier and ANC provincial spokesperson Supra Mahumapelo has decided to withdraw from the provincial task team.

Suspects in court for Westbury murder that sparked protests

Two suspects have appeared in the Johannesburg Central Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of Westbury resident Heather Petersen and the attempted murder of a minor.

WATCH: Metered taxi drivers target e-hailing driver in Sandton

The safety of passengers using e-hailing cab services is in the spotlight again as metered taxi drivers allegedly forced an e-hailing cab driver and passenger out of a vehicle.

  

Taylor Swift breaks political silence

Music superstar Taylor Swift announced she's voting for Tennessee's Democratic Senate candidate Phil Bredesen, breaking her long-standing refusal to discuss anything politics.

Did Proteas gain anything from one-sided Zim hit-out?

The experience has no doubt been a good one for our southern African neighbours, but in truth there has been very little to take from this one-sided affair from a South African point of view.

Does Donald Trump have a twin brother?

His resemblance to the US president trickles right down to the bleached-blonde hair and accompanying peak cap.

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