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2018-04-17 17:49
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The state has forked out R24m for former president Jacob Zuma's legal costs, Find out which is the country's cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items and Mariah Carey’s former manager files sexual harassment lawsuit against her.

Scroll through some of our leading stories for today:

Government cancels auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc

The Auditor General, Kimi Makwetu, has announced his office’s decision to terminate, with immediate effect, the auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc.

#BusStrike: How the national bus strike will affect you

There is no sign that the planned national bus strike planned will be called off, the bus drivers' bargaining council says.

Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma's legal costs - Masutha

One of the enduring mysteries of the Jacob Zuma administration has been cleared up: Zuma's legal costs while president amounted to at least R24m, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has revealed in a parliamentary answer.

WATCH: UCT's new vice-chancellor remembers attending school under a tree

In an interview with News24, incoming University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng goes back to her humble beginnings and talks about the time she attended classes under a tree at a rural school, after she was sent to live with her grandparents.

Jake urges Rassie to pick predominantly black side to face Wales

Jake White says Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus should pick a predominantly black Bok team to face Wales in Washington DC.

DA FedEx to urgently consider internal Patricia de Lille motion request

The Democratic Alliance Federal Executive will meet to discuss the DA Cape Town caucus' request to table a fresh internal motion of no confidence against Mayor Patricia de Lille, News24 can confirm.

State Security Agency DG Arthur Fraser moved to Correctional Services

The State Security Agency has announced that its director general, Arthur Fraser, is being moved to the Department of Correctional Services.


Retired Judge Motata was 'racist' and 'lacked integrity' - judicial tribunal finds

A judicial tribunal probing the conduct of retired Judge Nkola Motata has found that his conduct at the scene of a car crash in 2007 was "racist".

REVEALED: SA’s cheapest retailer for VAT-exempt items

Fin24 went shopping at South Africa's leading retailers to see who has the lowest prices on products exempt from the increase in value-added tax.

Mariah Carey’s former manager files sexual harassment lawsuit against her

Stella Stopler allegedly claims that Mariah was always naked in front of her and "did sexual things" in her presence.

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