#News24 ICYMI: More fuel price hikes on the way; How plan to save Kenya's rhino left 11 dead; and Tshabalala receives welcome from Turkey fans

2018-08-30 18:07
Siphiwe Tshabalala (Gallo Images)

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EFF walks out after its motion of no confidence in Solly Msimanga is 'disallowed', Parliament adopts new rules to remove a president, and Sassa and its former CEO slapped with legal costs in CPS extension.

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How a plan to save Kenya's rhino left 11 dead in historic blunder

Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Guptas were surprised how easy it was to get cash from government – Maseko

Former Cabinet spokesperson Themba Maseko has detailed how he was fired shortly after refusing to abide by former president Jacob Zuma's instruction to "help" the Guptas.

Battered Rand pushes petrol price higher: 'September fuel outlook is bleak' - AA

More fuel price hikes are on their way courtesy of a weaker Rand, reports the Automobile Association (AA) commenting on  month-end fuel price data supplied by the Central Energy Fund (CEF).

EFF walks out after its motion of no confidence in Msimanga is 'disallowed'

The EFF in Tshwane says it will no longer take take part in the Tshwane Council sitting, meaning that Mayor Solly Msimanga can not be axed through the ANC’s motion of no confidence.

Parliament adopts new rules to remove a president

Parliament's Rules Committee has adopted rules for the removal of a president that will require a panel of legal experts to assess whether there is sufficient evidence to remove them.

Sassa and former CEO slapped with legal costs in CPS extension

The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and its former acting CEO Pearl Bhengu were ordered by the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) on Thursday to pay costs for the 2018 application for the extension of the contract of private company Cash Paymaster Services (CPS).

MTN hammered, skids 20% after Nigeria orders refund of $8.1bn dividend

MTN Group plunged to a nine-year low after Nigeria’s central bank ordered the return of $8.1bn it alleges Africa’s largest mobile-phone company illegally moved out of the country. The wireless carrier “strongly refutes” the claim.

WATCH: Tshabalala receives rousing welcome at airport from Turkey fans

South African footballer Siphiwe Tshabalala was flooded by Erzurumspor fans at the airport upon his arrival in Turkey.

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