#News24 ICYMI: How SARS illegally paid R420m to the Guptas; Can Mpofu get disbarred after Malema 'shooting' incident; and Organisers mum as Taraji and Halle Berry’s names disappear from line-up

2018-08-08 18:12
Taraji P Henderson. (Getty images)

Taraji P Henderson. (Getty images)

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Illegal land occupiers and Stellenbosch municipality call a truce, Ruby Rose to play Batwoman in new series, and Officers will be deployed at the Small Street Mall in Johannesburg following a violent mugging in broad daylight.

Here are today's top stories:

How Moyane’s SARS illegally paid R420m to the Guptas

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) illegally paid at least R420m in tax refunds claimed by Gupta companies into an attorney’s trust account, to a shelf company and to a shady businessman who was once involved in business with Tom Moyane’s nephew.

Can Malema's 'rifle shooting' incident get Dali Mpofu disbarred? We asked some experts

After the alleged shooting, Malema handed the weapon to his security chief, Adriaan Snyman, before exchanging an enthusiastic high five with EFF chairperson, Dali Mpofu, SC.

Low risk of load shedding over long weekend - Eskom

Eskom has not implemented rotational load shedding on Wednesday and said in an early-evening statement that the prognosis remains low for the long weekend.

WATCH: Violent mugging outside Johannesburg High Court caught on CCTV

Officers will be deployed at the Small Street Mall in Johannesburg on a daily basis following a violent mugging in broad daylight.

Engineering CEO apologises, keeps his job

Manglin Pillay will remain CEO of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE), the industry body said in a statement following an emergency meeting on Wednesday.

Organisers mum as Taraji P Henson and Halle Berry’s names disappear from women’s conference line-up

Actress Halle Berry's name has also been removed from the official line-up on the International Women in Media website. All previous social media mention of the actress' involvement has also been deleted from 21st Century Group official Twitter account. The organisers of the event declined comment several times. 

The REAL Super Rugby Team of the Tournament!

In keeping with the unfathomable format of Super Rugby as the once watchable tournament grimly clings to life, SANZAAR on Tuesday released a bizarre official Team of the 2018 Tournament.

Illegal land occupiers and Stellenbosch municipality call a truce

llegal land occupiers have reached an agreement with the Stellenbosch municipality which stipulates that no further land invasions will take place and that no new structures will be erected on land owned by a Stellenbosch wine farm.

Blood on Courtney Pieters' jeans, panties doesn't necessarily mean she was raped - defence (Warning: Sensitive details)

Blood found on the panties and jeans of three-year-old Courtney Pieters did not necessarily indicate that she had been raped, the advocate representing murder accused Mortimer Saunders said in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

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