#News24 ICYMI: Party Funding Bill adopted; Hermanus: 'We've been waiting for houses for 20 years'; and Malema is no national oracle, writes Max du Preez

2018-03-27 18:40
Property that was damaged during a protest in Hermanus. (Jaco Marais, Netwerk24)

Property that was damaged during a protest in Hermanus. (Jaco Marais, Netwerk24)

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The Portfolio Committee on Communications has decided to remove convicted fraudster Rubben Mahlaloga as the chairperson of Icasa, the South African and Australian cricket teams are yet to share drinks after the test series at Newlands and a home-video of Megan Markle shows that she was destined to be a royal.

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Parliament adopts bill to force parties to disclose funders

The National Assembly has adopted the Political Party Funding Bill, which will pave the way for political parties to declare who funds them.

'Only Gigaba can answer' - MPs agree to inquiry into Gupta naturalisation

Minister Malusi Gigaba will finally account to the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, after it agreed to hold a full inquiry into the process that led to members of the Gupta family receiving early naturalisation.

IEC needs major tech upgrades to be ready for 'robust' 2019 elections

The Electoral Commission of South Africa is due for a technology upgrade that needs to be completed before the end of the financial year as certain IT systems are long overdue for replacement.

Malema is no national oracle - time to stop treating him like one

He was being his usual puffed-up self, but Julius Malema wasn't altogether wrong when he declared last week: "We're in charge. We are running the country from behind the scenes through ideas…"

WATCH: Foreign families affected by Hermanus protests seek safety in a mosque

Tensions in the coastal town of Hermanus remain high, following a violent confrontation between a group of protesters and police over land occupation.

Icasa board chair to be axed following fraud conviction

The convicted fraudster Rubben Mohlaloga is on his way out as chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) board.

Limpopo police arrest wounded cash-in-transit suspect after shootout

Limpopo police say they hope to make a breakthrough soon, after arresting a wounded suspect believed to be part of a syndicate linked to cash-in-transit heists across the country.

Susan Rohde's full weight would have led to curling iron cord failure, court hears

A police officer has testified that he did a number of tensile force tests to determine whether the electrical cable found around Susan's neck was used to hang her.

Proteas, Aussies yet to share post-game drinks

South African coach Ottis Gibson has revealed that there has yet to be any after-match socialising during the drama-filled series against Australia.

Meghan Markle plays queen in adorable home video

An adorable home video of an 8-year-old Meghan Markle shows that she was perhaps destined to become a royal.

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