#News24 ICYMI: How Bosasa bragged about Zuma, NPA influence; Hive of bees ground plane; and Bill Cosby's mugshot released

2018-09-26 17:36


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Kessie Nair apologises to Cyril Ramaphosa, public for k-word slur, Coenie Oosthuizen recalls moments after horror injury, and South African actress Shoki Mokgapa dies.

Here are today’s top stories:

EXCLUSIVE: How Bosasa bragged about Zuma, NPA influence

In the weeks leading up to the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as the country’s prosecutions boss, Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson bragged how he planned to lobby former president Jacob Zuma to appoint someone who would "protect" his allies at the National Prosecuting Authority.

'Forgive me' - Kessie Nair apologises to Ramaphosa, public for k-word slur

Former Durban businessman and convicted fraudster Kessie Nair has apologised to President Cyril Ramaphosa and the nation for calling him the k-word in a Facebook video.

Dros responds following alleged rape of 6-year-old at one of its restaurants

The Dros restaurant group has issued a statement three days after the alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl at one of its restaurants.

WATCH: King Shaka airport a hive of activity as bees ground plane

The King Shaka International Airport in Durban was abuzz with flying creatures of a different kind after a swarm of bees moved into an aircraft engine on Sunday.

WATCH: Total Shutdown protesters cheer as JP Smith, councillor kicked out of Cele meeting

Mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith was forced to leave a stakeholder meeting involving Police Minister Bheki Cele and Total Shutdown organisers.

WATCH: Zim leader Mnangagwa 'offers Donald Trump land to build state of the art golf course' – report

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly disclosed that he offered President Donald Trump a piece of land in Victoria Falls to build a state of the art golf course.

Bill Cosby's mugshot released after sexual assault conviction

The photograph was provided by the Montgomery County Correctional Facility shortly after the 81-year-old was sentenced to a minimum of three years in state prison.

Coenie Oosthuizen recalls moments after horror injury

Having spent 10 months on the sidelines with a torn ACL and MCL, the 29-year-old couldn't help but think what his knee would feel like once he took his big first hit back on a rugby field.

South African actress Shoki Mokgapa, 34, dies

The talented young actress who graduated at the Johannesburg-based AFDA film school with a bachelor’s degree in live performance made her South African TV debut in the SABC3 series The Lab, and a decade later appeared this year in the new local drama series The Docket that started on SABC3 recently and that was filmed last year.

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