#News24 ICYMI: Oscar Pistorius update, Bonang’s publishers speak and record crowd expected for rugby final

2017-08-04 17:32

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Cape Town – Dullah Omar’s family distances itself from the ANC region, Oscar Pistorius discharged from hospital and Bonang’s publisher responds to backlash. Here are some of the stories you may have missed today.

Remove Dullah Omar's name from Cape Region, family tells ANC

The family of late African National Congress struggle stalwart Dullah Omar has distanced itself from the ANC region bearing his name, who have indicated that they will lead a march in support of President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday when a motion of no confidence is scheduled.

Read more here.

Oscar 'doing well' after night in hospital – dad

The Paralympic athlete was kept in Kalafong Hospital in Atteridgeville, Pretoria overnight for observation after experiencing chest pains on Thursday morning.

Read the full story here.

Publisher: We wanted to ensure that Bonang’s voice landed as truthfully as possible

Bonang Matheba’s book, From A to B, has been at the centre of an online storm with readers pointing out grammatical errors and inaccuracies.

Read the publisher’s statement here.

Secret ballot: Mantashe's decree is unlawful

The political phenomenon of “mantashe-ing”, which means changing your views regularly for convenience at the expense of rationality, has taken a new meaning.

Read more here.

Record crowd set for Super Rugby final

Saturday’s Super Rugby final between the Lions and Crusaders is set to break the tournament's all-time attendance match record.

Read the full story here.

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