#News24 ICYMI: ConCourt to hand down judgment on Shaun Abrahams' position; Springbok great retires; and Zimbabwe opposition at court to lodge election appeal

2018-08-10 18:36
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An expert panel recommends white bread, school uniforms be zero VAT rated, two Gauteng pupils have been suspended after a video of manhandling a teacher goes viral, and South African racism trends on Twitter down under.

Here are today's top stories:

ConCourt to hand down judgment on Shaun Abrahams' position

The Constitutional Court will on Monday announce its decision on whether Shaun Abrahams' appointment as head of the NPA was unconstitutional or not, News24 has reliably learnt.

Jiba meets her deadline, sends Presidency reasons why she should not be suspended

The Presidency will soon know why Deputy National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Nomgcobo Jiba and her colleague Lawrence Mrwebi say they should not be suspended, pending an inquiry into their fitness to hold office.

Expert panel recommends white bread, school uniforms be zero VAT rated

National Treasury has release a report from the expert panel into zero-rated value added tax items, which has recommended that white bread, sanitary products, school uniforms and nappies be included amongst items that are zero-rated for tax (VAT).

WATCH: Two Gauteng pupils suspended after video of manhandled teacher goes viral

Two Grade 10 pupils have been suspended after a video of a teacher being manhandled at a Gauteng school went viral on social media earlier this week.

I was 13 when Magnus Malan made me 'his wife' for a night - alleged child sex victim

One of the victims of an alleged paedophile network involving senior apartheid government ministers and businessmen in the 1980s has described to Netwerk24 how he was kidnapped, raped and forced to perform other sexual acts by former defence minister Magnus Malan and another "uncle".

Zimbabwe opposition at court to lodge election appeal

Zimbabwe's MDC opposition party arrived at court on Friday to lodge a bid to overturn the results of the presidential election, which it alleges was rigged to ensure victory for Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Springbok great retires for the second time

Former Rugby World Cup winner Jaque Fourie has called time on his professional career for the second time after a series of niggles prevented him from featuring for Western Force.

Brad Pitt's $8m loan to Angelina Jolie (that she has to pay back with interest)

Brad Pitt said in court documents on Wednesday that he has given estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt more than $1 million and lent her another $8 million since their separation two years ago, countering her assertion from a day earlier saying he has paid "no meaningful child support."

South African racism trends on Twitter down under

New Zealanders have sparked a debate on Twitter after complaining about white South Africans who bring their "racism" down under.

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