#News24 ICYMI: Gigaba's mini budget in a nutshell; Judgment reserved in Zuma's state capture case; And Fats Domino dies

2017-10-25 18:14

Cape Town - A Gauteng man is accused of raping his domestic worker and then forcing her to perform sexual acts with his dog, the Proteas want to stay on top of the log in T20s and the debate about the controversial 'spanking judgment' continues.

Here is a selection of the some of the news making headlines on Wednesday:

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivered his maiden mini budget speech. Visit Fin24's special issue for all the news, analysis and reaction

Gauteng man allegedly rapes his domestic worker, forces dog on her

A 45-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly raped his domestic worker and forced her to perform sexual acts with his dog, according to Gauteng police.

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Judgment in Zuma's review application has been reserved

President Jacob Zuma's application to review the remedial action contained in former public protector Thuli Madonsela's 'State of Capture' report continues in the North Gauteng High Court.

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WATCH: We do not recognise 'Gupta deployee' Malusi Gigaba - EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters say they do not recognise Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and other "Gupta-deployees", after walking out of Gigaba's first medium-term budget speech.

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Timol investigation to be finalised by end of year - Hawks

The Hawks confirmed that they have started a murder investigation after a judge ruled that anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol, who died in police custody 46 years ago, was killed and did not commit suicide.

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ANC MPs backtrack, pull plug on Public Protector inquiry

An inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will no longer go ahead, after African National Congress MPs in the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services shut down the process.

Paul Herman filed this report

Proteas aim to continue dominance in T20s

The Proteas have challenged themselves to continue with the same dominant performances when they take on Bangladesh in the first T20I.

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Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer has died at age 89

Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honoured the grand, good-humoured tradition of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89.

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Reaction to 'spanking judgment' highlights SA's missing moral compass

Corporal punishment diminishes the opportunity for a child to learn, creates a disconnect with the parent or guardian administering the abuse, and perpetuates the cycle of violence, writes Andre Fourie.

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Home Affairs DG Mkuseli Apleni's suspension set aside

The suspension of Department of Home Affairs Director General Mkuseli Apleni has been overturned. He will return to office immediately.

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