#News24 ICYMI: No SA bailout for Zim; fears grow over escaped Karoo Park lion; and Oprah Winfrey speaks on Neverland interview

2019-03-12 18:20
Oprah Winfrey. (Getty Images)

Oprah Winfrey. (Getty Images)

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Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson gets a R5m bonus, Proteas batsman Hashim Amla skips remaining ODI matches due to father's illness and tears and heartbreak as Ethiopian Airlines staff honours crew killed in crash.

Here is a selection of some of our leading stories for the day:

No SA bailout for Zim after Ramaphosa visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa concluded a much-anticipated visit to Zimbabwe, dashing any lingering hopes that his country would bail out its economically-troubled neighbour.

WATCH: Heartbreaking scenes as Ethiopian Airlines staff honours crash plane crew

Ethiopian pilots and flight crew have held a mourning vigil for the victims of a Ethiopian Airlines crash which killed all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.

Mabuza hits out at Mboweni over Eskom privatisation views

Deputy President David Mabuza said Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s personal views should not be taken as ANC policy in terms of state owned entities.

Throw out Zuma's application for stay of prosecution - NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority says former president Jacob Zuma's application for a stay of prosecution should be dismissed, as it believes that there is a strong case against him.

EXCLUSIVE: Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson paid a R5m 'bonus' amid job losses

Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson is paid R5m "performance bonus" amid widespread job losses at the corruption-accused company, court papers have revealed.

Amla excused from Proteas squad, father critically ill

Proteas batsman Hashim Amla will miss the remaining two ODI matches against Sri Lanka on compassionate leave due to a family illness.

WATCH: KZN hailstorm kills hundreds of falcons, more than 1 000 rescued

A massive rescue effort has been launched in KwaZulu-Natal after a hailstorm hit a roosting site for migratory falcons.

'It's becoming a tourist' - Escaped Karoo Park lion takes down 5 sheep near Sutherland

The lion that escaped from the Karoo National Park near Beaufort West four-and-a-half weeks ago has been tracked near the town of Sutherland, some 300km from where he started his journey.

WATCH: The Oprah Winfrey After Neverland interview that everyone is talking about

Legendary TV-show host Oprah Winfrey recently interviewed the two men who claimed that late pop star Michael Jackson sexually abused them as young boys.

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