#NEWS24 ICYMI: I'm not a racist, says Graeme Pollock, vivid accounts of Spain attacks and Jon Qwelane guilty of hate speech

2017-08-18 17:57
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Cape Town - An international 'Steroid King' is killed in Cape Town, Shaun Abrahams gets tips on how to probe #Guptaleaks and find out what it really means to find work with a criminal record in SA.

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I'm not a racist - Graeme Pollock

Cricket legend Graeme Pollock insists he is not racist and has again reiterated that his comments regarding transformation were misunderstood.

Sport24 has the full story

ANC strangling the truth - Makhosi Khoza

Dissident ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says she feels like a spouse in an abusive relationship with the party, hoping things will get better.

"It is clinically dead, only a miracle could rescue it. Is it time to pull off the plug, kiss goodbye? I wonder."


Jon Qwelane found guilty of hate speech

Former ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane has been found guilty of hate speech, and ordered to offer an unconditional apology to the LGBT community within 30 days.


Vivid eyewitness accounts of Spain attacks

"All of a sudden, I just sort of heard a crashing noise and the whole street just started to run, screaming. I saw a woman right next to me screaming for her kids" - this is how a human rights lawyer described the shocking attack on the famous boulevard of Las Ramblas.

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Prosecuting Grace Mugabe...  

Immigration attorney Gary Eisenberg suggests Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe being accused of assault may not be 'serious enough' to potentially upset diplomatic relations between South Africa and Zimbabwe, if prosecution were sought.

Competition Commission joins #DataMustFall feud

The Competition Commission has set in motion a market inquiry into data services with a terms of reference published in the Government Gazette.


International 'Steroid King' shot dead in Cape Town

News24 understands two men got into Brian Wainstein's house and shot him several times. He was in bed alongside his young child and wife, but they were not wounded.

Investigative reporter Caryn Dolley filed this report

Mom shares powerful post on the pains of breastfeeding

Although motherhood is often depicted as unrealistically idyllic, Angela Burzo, a photographer, took to Instagram to share a powerful post about how agonising she finds breastfeeding.

Check it out on Parent24

Oakbay welcomes ruling in Pravin Gordhan case

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's application seeking declaratory relief from having to intervene with banks after they closed the accounts of Gupta-owned Oakbay has been dismissed.

Full story on Fin24

Tips for Shaun Abrahams on how to probe #Guptaleaks

There are still prosecutors with the experience to investigate the #Guptaleaks and to prosecute successfully. Shaun Abrahams knows who they are, but has failed to appoint them, writes Glynnis Breytenbach.


What it really means to find work with a criminal record in SA

In South Africa employers can use their discretion when hiring, but are advised to investigate the nature of the crime before dismissing an applicant as unsuitable, as some crimes will have no bearing on the responsibilities of the job.

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