#News24 ICYMI: Hani’s killer is 'rehabilitated' says lawyer; De Kock, Duminy to lead Proteas for rest of tour, and girl spends last moments with boyfriend before life-support is turned off

2018-08-07 17:57
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Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has taken himself out of the running for Cape Town Mayor, De Kock and Duminy to lead Proteas for the rest of the Sri Lanka tour and EU, US warn Zimbabwe over post-election crackdown.

Here are today’s top stories:

Bosasa-linked company asked to stop security work for state capture inquiry while Judge Zondo probes deal

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who is heading up the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, has asked an allegedly "corrupt" Bosasa-linked company to stop security work while he investigates the deal.

Chris Hani's killer is 'rehabilitated' and won't do it again - lawyer

"The unrepentant murderer Janusz Walus must rot in jail", an SACP placard read in a packed North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, during the parole bid of the man jailed for the assassination of struggle icon Chris Hani.

Tear-jerking moment as girl gives boyfriend last hug before life-support machines are turned off

A photo of a teenage girl resting her head on her boyfriend’s chest before doctors switched off his life-support machine has gone viral.

EU, US warn Zimbabwe over post-election crackdown

The European Union and United States on Tuesday condemned violent attacks targeting the Zimbabwe opposition since elections last week, as 27 supporters of the MDC party were released on bail.

Western Cape MEC Madikizela out of the running for Cape Town mayor

Western Cape DA leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has taken himself out of the running for Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's post, saying he is already running for Western Cape premier.

De Kock, Duminy to lead Proteas for rest of Sri Lanka tour

Quinton de Kock and JP Duminy have been announced as the respective stand-in captains for the remainder of the One-Day International (ODI) series and one-off T20 International (T20I) against Sri Lanka.

Magistrate begs accused to disclose information about missing Durban boy

A Durban magistrate has appealed to an alleged human trafficker to disclose any information that may lead to the whereabouts of a 10-year-old boy, who has been missing for several weeks.

The long list of headlines too depressing to bear

The saddest story of the weekend was the funeral of professor Bongani Mayosi, a brilliant UCT academic and role model who had committed suicide. His soul was vandalised by the #FeesMustFall activists, his family said. Let that sink in, writes Max du Preez

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