#News24 ICYMI: De Lille continues legal action against 12 DA members; SABC will no longer air Bafana Bafana games; and Eastern Cape dams could run dry in 3 months

2018-08-06 18:06
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David Mabuza appoints former spy boss with checkered past as his advisor, Zimbabwe opposition members in court over election violence, and SA short film wins another international award.

Here are today’s top stories:

De Lille lining up civil litigation against 12 people

Outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she is not finished with pursuing legal action against at least 12 individuals she claims defamed her over the last six months.

EXCLUSIVE: Krejcir implicates top cops, politician in new affidavit

Explosive new claims by fugitive Czech mobster Radovan Krejcir have triggered an investigation by South Africa’s police watchdog, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), that could implicate a senior ANC politician.

No more Bafana games on cash-strapped SABC

South African Football Association (SAFA) CEO Dennis Mumble has confirmed that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) can't afford to broadcast any Bafana Bafana and Banyana Banyana matches.

Mabuza appoints former spy boss with checkered past as his advisor

Deputy President David Mabuza has appointed controversial former crime intelligence boss Mulangi Mphego as his special advisor.

'Disaster' looms for farmers and workers as Eastern Cape dam could run dry in 3 months

Water levels in dams in the Kouga district in the Eastern Cape are critically low and water could run out completely within two to three months.

Zimbabwe opposition members in court over election violence

Twenty-seven members of Zimbabwe's MDC opposition appeared in court Monday on violence charges after post-election protests that triggered a security crackdown.

Land uncertainty has rand on back foot, say analysts

The rand, which opened at R13.32/$ on Monday morning, will remain vulnerable to local political headwinds this week, according to analysts.

Is SA the next Zim? I can no longer confidently say 'no'

It is increasingly clear to me that the ANC is completely out of its depth in the way the party is handling this sensitive matter. This is not a matter of organising the office Christmas party; this decision is central to the future of South Africa's economy and wellbeing, writes Adriaan Basson.

Rohde trial: Was Susan still alive when found behind bathroom door?

Whether Susan Rohde was dead or alive when she was found hanging behind the bathroom door of a hotel room was a question debated in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

SA short film wins another international award

South African director Zwelethu Radebe’s short film, The Hangman has bagged another international award.

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