#News24 ICYMI: Joost book drama; Mugabe: 'Some say I'm a witch'; and no quotas in Global League

2017-08-29 19:07
Joost van der Westhuizen (File, Gallo Images)

Joost van der Westhuizen (File, Gallo Images)

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Cape Town - The petrol price is set to go up yet again, new home owners are not liable for historical debt, ConCourt rules, a male rape victim opens up about his ordeal and find out must-know Game of Thrones news.

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NDZ 'offended' by claims of her aiming to protect Zuma from prosecution

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has dismissed criticism that her bid to succeed President Jacob Zuma in office is a strategy to protect him from criminal prosecution.

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3 life terms for Maritzburg man who raped 3 children, 'despite their cries for help'

A KwaZulu-Natal paedophile has been sentenced to three life terms for raping three children, "despite their cries for help", in the Dambuza area of Pietermaritzburg.

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New home owners not liable for historical debt, ConCourt rules

The Constitutional Court has ruled that new home owners are not liable for historical debt taken over from previous owners.

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GOT: Everything from sex scenes to violent deaths

From sex scenes, violent deaths and a new post-show we round-up the must-know Game of Thrones news.

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                                                      A scene in Game of Thrones. (AP)

Joost van der Westhuizen book order cancelled over 'bad publicity'

Christian bookshop chain CUM Books cancelled their entire order of the book that Pieter van der Westhuizen wrote as a tribute to his late brother, Springbok rugby hero Joost van der Westhuizen.

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A victim of male rape decided not to open a case because he feared that people would not take him seriously.

Health24 has the full report

Mugabe: 'Some say I'm a witch... but how many did I kill?

President Robert Mugabe has reportedly dismissed claims that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was bewitched after he suffered what was believed to be food poisoning.

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'GET OUT NOW!' - tweet as levee breached

Floodwaters have breached a levee south of the city of Houston, officials have said, urging residents to leave the sector immediately.

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Why the Global League has no quotas

How the upcoming T20 Global League will facilitate transformation in South African cricket has been one of the major concerns in the build-up to the tournament.

Sport24 has the full story

Big fuel price hike for September - AA

Petrol users will be hit the hardest, with a likely increase of 61 cents a litre, while diesel is set for a climb of 46 cents, reports the Automobile Association.

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