#News24 ICYMI: Malema says Mngxitama is captured, Ponzi scheme couple convicted, 702 on 'unacceptable' tweet

2017-07-24 18:54
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama (Photo by Gallo Images/Beeld/Deaan Vivier)

BLF leader Andile Mngxitama (Photo by Gallo Images/Beeld/Deaan Vivier)

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Cape Town - Ralph Mathekga on President Jacob Zuma's exit plan, robbers get stuck while attempting to flee from police and Primedia Broadcasting addresses tweet that caused an uproar. Here are some of today's stories you may have missed.

Zuma: I've never sought residency outside of SA

President Jacob Zuma revealed in a written reply to a Parliamentary question on Monday that he owns no property outside of South Africa and never sought residency for himself or his immediate family overseas.

Read more here.

#GuptaLeaks: Gupta spin machine commissioned BLF's Mngxitama

Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama did not only meet with the Guptas, he also received an instruction to write an article about BizNews editor Alec Hogg on their behalf.

Read the full story here.

SA child born with HIV has virus under control without drugs

A South African child born with the Aids virus has kept the infection suppressed for more than 8 years after stopping anti-HIV medicines.

Read more here.

The first drought bulletin

“Since nobody else in the major media outlets has taken up my challenge of writing a drought bulletin for Cape Town, I will attempt to do the first one.”

Read the full column here.

702 to 'engage' social media producer for 'dog vs baby' tweet

Primedia Broadcasting on Monday said it would "engage" with a social media producer responsible for a tweet comparing two black children with dogs, to determine what motivated the post which has caused uproar on Twitter.

Read more here.

The Zuma exit plan

There is an idea that is doing rounds regarding an exit plan through which to see President Jacob Zuma out of office.

Read the full column here.

Afrikaners and sex – teaching girls 'ordentlikheid' is dangerous

There are real risks involved with shaming instead of celebrating sexuality – and the proof is in the baked goods, says Tillie van Niekerk.

Read her thoughts here.

Cape Town couple convicted for running R278m Ponzi scheme

A Cape Town couple behind a R278m Ponzi scheme has been convicted for fraud, the Hawks said on Monday.

Read more here.

Stolen car gets stuck between shacks in Cape Town

Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said a woman and six men were arrested on Sunday morning at 07:25, after a stolen Volkswagen Polo they were driving became stuck between shacks while they were attempting to flee from the police.

Read the full story here.

Mngxitama was swimming in a pool of debt, that's how he was captured – Malema

Speaking to News24, EFF leader Julius Malema says he believes BLF leader Andile Mngxitama was captured by the Gupta family after falling into severe debt.

Watch here.

Read more on:    andile mngxitama  |  julius malema  |  jacob zuma  |  media  |  gupta leaks  |  crime  |  gupta emails

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