#News24 ICYMI: Icasa on data prices, Atul Gupta on #GuptaLeaks and Zambia on EFF comments

2017-08-02 19:07
Atul Gupta. (File, Netwerk24)

Atul Gupta. (File, Netwerk24)

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Cape Town – Some of the stories you may have missed today include donkeys used to smuggle cars, a three-year-old farmer’s son who can speak three languages and Atul Gupta claims #GuptaLeaks aren’t authentic.

#GuptaLeaks: How the family encircled Lynne Brown

New information shows a Gupta web was spun around the minister of public enterprises. But was it a trap for a target or a cocoon for an ally?  

Read the full report here.

Zambia hits out at 'political charlatan' Malema, says his accusations are baseless

The Zambian government has reacted angrily to the Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema's remarks over the weekend that President Edgar Lungu was a dictator, a report says.

Read more here.

Teen commits suicide over failure to obtain ID, birth certificate

Faced with not being able to matriculate because she didn't have a birth certificate or ID, a Gauteng teen chose death instead.

Read her story here.

Atul Gupta claims leaked emails not authentic

Atul Gupta has questioned the authenticity of the emails and documents contained in the #GuptaLeaks in an interview with the BBC's Radio 4.

Read his comments here.

Data prices must come down – Icasa

The cost of data must come down, acting chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) Rubben Mohlaloga told Parliament.

Read more here.

PICS: Syndicate using donkeys to smuggle luxury cars into Zimbabwe

Police are on high alert looking for a syndicate that uses donkeys to smuggle luxury cars across the Limpopo River into the Zimbabwe.

See the photos here.

WATCH: Three-year-old farm boy's incredible grasp of crops, cattle and isiZulu

Carter turned three in April, and has a better grasp on farm life than many of his elders.

This includes maize, wheat, soya and beef farming, as well as speaking fluent isiZulu.

Watch the video here.

Cowboys don't cry, but they should

Let’s get one thing straight: mental illness is real, writes Danielle Hoffmeester.

Read more here.

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