#News24 ICYMI: Petrol price hits record high; 'Springs monster a psycho, sadist' - report; and Cardi B turns herself in

2018-10-01 18:13
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Convicted rapist and ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt has applied for parole, the Springboks have confirmed that Francois Louw will join the Springbok squad, and mass evacuations are underway as Indonesia was hit by twin disasters.

Take a look at some of our top stories:

'Springs monster a psychopath and sadist, can't be rehabilitated' - psych report

The so-called Springs monster has no insight into the severity of his deeds, lacks remorse and blames others, including his children, for his violence and sexual assault, a forensic psychologist Bronwyn Stollarz has testified in court.

Convicted rapist and ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt applies for parole

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt, who is serving six years in prison for the rape and sexual assault of three teenage girls, is applying for parole after serving just two years of his jail term.

Knockout blow for motorists as petrol price scales all-time high

Fuel prices will sky-rocket to its most expensive yet come Wednesday, according to the latest increase announced by the Department of Energy.

REPORTS: Cardi B hands herself over to police

According to several reports rapper Cardi B has handed herself over to police.

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for lifesaving cancer research

Researchers from the United States and Japan, James Allison and Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine for lifesaving discoveries that help patients fight cancer.

'It became almost impossible to get a job' - Ex-SARS spokesperson vindicated after bruising defamation battle

Former SARS spokesperson Adrian Lackay speaks to News24 following the withdrawal of civil legal action against him by SARS and Tom Moyane.

Francois Louw back in SA, joins Boks in Pretoria

Francois Louw is back in South Africa and has joined up with the Springbok squad in Pretoria.

WATCH: Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Indonesia scrambled to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp.

Namibia follows SA with land reform pledge

Namibian President Hage Geingob has vowed to push ahead with land redistribution, echoing the government of neighbouring South Africa, where the issue has become a fierce political battleground.

Snake farm manager dies from black mamba bite

A 26-year-old snake farm manager died doing what he loved most when he was bitten by a black mamba.

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