#News24 ICYMI: Footage of Thai cave rescue released; Anderson beats Federer in Wimbledon upset; and businessman's kidnappers demand Bitcoin ransom

2018-07-11 18:43
Some of the boys who were rescued following an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world. (Handout, Thai government public relations department (PRD), Government spokesman bureau, AFP)

Some of the boys who were rescued following an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world. (Handout, Thai government public relations department (PRD), Government spokesman bureau, AFP)

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The Convair CV340 that crashed in Wonderboom was a 'thank you' flight, select Nedbank clients can indeed buy tickets to the Global Citizen Festival and the kidnapped Cape Town businessman is still missing.

Here are today’s top stories:

Wonderboom plane crash: It was a 'thank you' flight

The 65-year-old Convair CV340 that crashed in Wonderboom, Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon was on a "pleasure flight" and test run, an aviation enthusiast has explained.

Anderson shocks Federer in stunning Wimbledon upset

Anderson will play either Canada's Milos Raonic or American John Isner in the semi-finals.

WATCH: Thai navy Seals release footage of rescue operation for boys

The 12 boys rescued from a Thai cave were sedated and passed on stretchers along the twisting, narrow passageways of the Tham Luang complex, a rescuer said on Wednesday as the first footage emerged of an astonishing mission that has captivated the world.

Anyone recall what happened the last time SA played a Test?

On April 3, the Proteas ended a successful home 3-1 series win against Australia, but the historic triumph was marred by controversy.

12 snaps of celebs spotted at Wimbledon

London is the place to be with Wimbledon in full swing. See pics of celebrities cheering on their tennis pro favourites.

WATCH: Footage of boys in hospital after Thai cave rescue

The video shows several of the "Wild Boars" football team in hospital, after being rescued from the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand in a three-day operation which ended successfully on Tuesday.

Kidnapped Cape Town businessman still missing as kidnappers reportedly demand 50 Bitcoin in ransom

As the manhunt continues for those who kidnapped Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker, kidnappers have reportedly demanded a ransom in Bitcoin.

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All the boys were rescued following an astonishing rescue mission that has captivated the world. (Handout, Thai government public relations department (PRD), Government spokesman bureau, AFP)

Steinhoff shares gain on plan to start debt restructuring deal

Steinhoff International Holdings has started a consent process with creditors to finalise a debt restructuring plan that will support the retailer’s balance sheet for three years and prevent a potential collapse.

The case of the 141-year-old voter: Zimbabwe ballot at risk

The main opposition party has called the voters' roll deeply flawed and the most prominent sign that the election's credibility is at risk.

No, bra Max, the EFF is not falling apart under pressure

I write in my capacity as an ordinary member of the EFF (though I might have certain political responsibilities), writes Patrick Sindane an EFF MPL in the Gauteng Legislature.


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