Cape Town - Cat Stevens denies that he ever called for the death of Salman Rushdie, deputy minister Mduduzi Manana could be kicked out of the ANC and SA banks are sued for R60bn in a home repossession case.Here is a round-up of the leading stories of the day:Oscar allowed out of jail for grandmother's funeralOscar Pistorius was allowed to say farewell to his grandmother, a source close to the family told YOU Magazine.Read the full storyGrace Mugabe is still in SA - police ministryThe police ministry has confirmed that Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe has not left the country. This followed confusing reports that Mugabe returned to Zimbabwe after fialing to hand herself over to the police after she had been accused of beating a model with an electrical cord.Click here KFC assault accused allegedly beat petrol attendants, called them the K-wordNews24 can reveal that one of the five men accused of assaulting a couple at a KFC in Pretoria, allegedly assaulted petrol pump attendants and called them the K-word in 2014 in the small town of Petrus Steyn.MoreHashim Amla set for Kolpak move?Reports suggest that Proteas star batsman Hashim Amla is considering taking a Kolpak deal.The Proteas have lost a number of players on Kolpak deals in recent times, including Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas and Simon Harmer. Hashim Amla. (Getty Images) Sport24 has the storyPICS: Cold snap brings snow to western parts of SAThe cold snap is in full force bringing snow to parts of SA - and as usual, locals are loving it.So far, snow has been reported to have fallen in Sutherland in the Northern Cape and Worcester in the Western Cape, with falls expected to make its way across the mountainous parts of the country until Friday.MoreSnow spotted on the mountains overlooking Worcester Western Cape this morning. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Wasserman #snow #wcape pic.twitter.com/vw8LXJuwON— Snow Report SA (@SnowReportSA) August 16, 2017 Manana to face ANC disciplinary inquiryFollowing severe public backlash, Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana will face an ANC disciplinary inquiry following his assault of two women at a Johannesburg nightclub.He could face suspension or expulsion from the party if found guilty.ReadCat Stevens: I never called for the death of Salman RushdieIt's sad that no matter how many times I’ve repeatedly tried to explain my true position, journalists inevitably bring up this subject again and again, writes Cat "Yusuf" Stevens.Have a look at his full responseMarli van Breda won't testify in brother's trialMarli van Breda will not testify for the State in the triple murder trial of her brother as she has not regained her memory.Marli has retrograde amnesia and cannot recall anything about the attack in which her brother Henri is accused of killing their parents and brother and attempting to murder his sister two years ago.ReadWATCH: Crash on N1 in Centurion, driver tries to flee the sceneA video uploaded on social media shows a Gauteng motorist attempt to flee the scene of a crash. The driver caused a bakkie to overturn on the N1 highway near Centurion.MoreWATCH this crash on the N1 near Centurion and how the motorist tries to flee.. pic.twitter.com/DgvmLTAYf8— Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) August 16, 2017 SA banks sued for R60bn in home repossession caseMore than 225 applicants, mostly from Gauteng townships, have launched a suit in the Constitutional Court, claiming damages from the big banks for home repossession abuse.Click here for the full storyANC KZN provincial election results 'irregularity of the highest level'Lawyers for the 'rebel' ANC members challenging the results of the ANC KZN provincial leadership election highlighted a tweet which allegedly broadcast the outcome before official results were released, calling it 'an irregularity of the highest level'.Scroll through News24's blogMarikana memories: 'Miners fell like scattered clothes' Would you like to subscribe to News24's Newsletters and get a wrap of the day's news? If so, click here.