Seventeen-year-old Luke Davids brings home 100m gold medal at the Summer Youth Olympics, a woman falls to hear death while taking a selfie, and this is South Africa's word of the year.Here are some of our top stories for the day:Ramaphosa too sick to travelCyril Ramaphosa has an upper respiratory tract infection but is recovering well, the Presidency says.No compensation for guessing what SA's 'word' of the year isEvery year, the Pan South African Language Board chooses a 'word of the year'. Last year it was 'state capture'. This year, the winner is...A large glass tower is planned for Port Elizabeth to honour Madiba - here's what it will look likeThe so-called Tower of Light’s 27 storeys represent the 27 years Mandela spent in prison. Visitors will be encouraged to climb 81 meters to the building’s top to reflect on Mandela’s life. SA's Davids races to 100m Youth Olympics goldSouth African Luke Davids has the world at his feet after winning the 100m gold medal at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.WATCH: Kanye West, Kim Kardashian 'excited' after Museveni gives them Ugandan namesThe office of Uganda's Yoweri Museveni says the president has given United States rapper Kanye West and his wife, reality TV star Kim Kardashian Ugandan names. I welcome American entertainment stars Kanye West and @KimKardashian to Uganda. I held fruitful discussions with the duo on how to promote Uganda's tourism and the arts. I thank Kanye for the gift of white sneakers. Enjoy your time in Uganda. It is the true Pearl of Africa. pic.twitter.com/BO0iD0sFCP— Yoweri K Museveni (@KagutaMuseveni) 15 October 2018'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPSThere may be cases of rape and murder that are struck from court rolls because police are unable to provide crucial DNA results on time, but police say that is not due to a backlog at their forensic laboratories. 'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPSGoogle's fake news merry-go-roundSearch giant Google has been identified as a major enabler for the proliferation of disinformation, or "fake news", websites.SA to get its own Ugly Betty remakeThe popular ABC comedy drama Ugly Betty is getting a South African remake. Variety reports that local production company Known Associates Entertainment (Keeping Score, Hustle) has acquired the option from RCN who owns the rights of the show.Exposing the puppet masters behind the Sunday Times scandalWe need to expose the hidden hand that played Stephan Hofstatter and his colleagues at the Sunday Times. This was not just sloppy reporting. This was manufactured journalism meant to disinform, writes Jacques Pauw.Workers film horrific moment mom falls from 27th floor while taking selfieA woman was filmed falling off a balcony in a high-rise building while taking a selfie.*Would you like to subscribe to News24's Newsletters and get a wrap of the day's news? If so, click here.