#News24 ICYMI: Remembering Steve Biko; Apple accidentally leaks names of new iPhones; and Prince William details his mental health struggles

2018-09-12 18:14
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'Govt killed our brothers' says firefighter, Proteas set to miss start of new-look T20 league, and the rand strengthened against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday, threatening to break through the R15/$ level for the first time in a week.

Here are today’s top stories:

Hula hoops, KFC and wedding invites: How the Guptas allegedly motivated naturalisation

At least 77 schools in the North West were allegedly invited to design a wedding invitation for the Guptas' grand Sun City family wedding as part of assistance schemes to highlight the family's social contributions, MPs heard on Wednesday.

Apple just accidentally leaked the names of 3 new iPhones ahead of tonight's event

Apple is expected to announce the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR this afternoon. All three names showed up in the code on Apple's website.

Joburg Fire: 'Govt killed our brothers' – firefighter

A firefighter from Central Fire Station in Johannesburg has laid the blame for last Wednesday's tragedy, in which three firefighters died, at the door of government.

Steve Biko remembered 41 years after his death

On this day, September 12, 1977, 41 years ago, Steve Bantu Biko died. Shackled and naked, he died on a concrete floor at Pretoria Central Prison, having been tortured endlessly by the apartheid police.

Prince William details personal mental health struggles in the workplace

Prince William has spoken out about his personal mental health struggles, showing that being part of the British royal family isn’t all about the glitz, glamour and high-life entitlement.

Proteas set to miss start of new-look T20 league

JP Duminy has revealed that the Proteas will not be available for the start of the new T20 league competition, which gets underway in November.

Still no sign of SA man who went missing in Rwanda seven months ago

The family of 60-year-old Leon Orsmond, who went missing in February, is losing hope of ever seeing him again.

Rand firms in early trade, may break R15/$

The rand strengthened against the dollar in early trade on Wednesday, threatening to break through the R15/$ level for the first time in a week.

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