#News24 ICYMI: Robben Island ferry drama; Kunene to drop sex videos from website and WhatsApp will soon let you revoke messages

2017-09-15 18:13
Crew and passenger transfer take place after a damaged Robben Island ferry started sinking. (NSRI)

Crew and passenger transfer take place after a damaged Robben Island ferry started sinking. (NSRI)

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Cape Town - From fright to delight in SA cinemas this weekend, a quick thinking cop helps deliver a baby at a police station and find out how beer is smuggled across the Zimbabwe border and sold in Springs.

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Robben Island ferry drama amid high seas and strong winds

About 60 people have been saved from a sinking Robben Island ferry, which is still out at sea.


Kenny Kunene ordered to remove explicit videos of woman linked to Ramaphosa

Kenny Kunene has been ordered to remove a sexually explicit video and photographs of an unnamed woman alleged to have had an affair with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa from his online publication.


KPMG SA CEO, 7 others quit on #GuptaLeaks, SARS rogue unit fallout

KPMG CEO Trevor Hoole, chief operating officer Steven Louw, chairperson Ahmed Jaffer and five senior executives have resigned and the auditor has withdrawn its SARS 'rogue unit' report.

Fin24 has the full story

From fright to delight in SA cinemas this weekend

The highly anticipated film adaption of Stephen King’s horror novel IT hits theatres to remind you why you’re scared of clowns.

But if you’re not into scary movies, Reese Witherspoon returns to the rom-com genre in Home Again and Michael Keaton gives a good performance in the action flick, American Assassin.

Channel24 has more

MP Makhosi Khoza’s life not threatened by ANC - Mbalula

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza’s life was not threatened by the ANC, but by a 17-year-old minor from Cape Town, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says.


Quick thinking cop helps deliver baby at police station

A quick thinking constable has helped a woman in labour deliver her baby at the Mlungisi police station, Eastern Cape police say.


Regret a text? WhatsApp will soon let you delete it - on both sides

Instant messaging service WhatsApp is testing a feature that will allow users to revoke text messages within five minutes of sending.

Find out more

Scenes from London 'terror incident’ at Parsons Green

Passengers were seen badly burned and covered in blood, after what Met police are treating as a "terrorist incident" on a London Underground train on Friday.

Police confirm investigation into shooting of Hout Bay teen

The South African Police Service has confirmed that a case has been opened against the police involved in the shooting of a 14-year-old during a protest in Hout Bay.


The Zuma charges - this is how it all comes together

It has been almost 10 years since the National Prosecuting Authority has brought the notorious "783" case against President Jacob Zuma - and now the head of state is facing the long barrel of that gun again.

Read more on HuffPost SA

How beer is smuggled across the border and sold in Springs

Chibuku Super, a brand of opaque sorghum beer manufactured by Delta Breweries in Zimbabwe, is smuggled across the border in two-litre plastic bottles.

Full story

GALLERY: Hout Bay protests rock tiny community

Have a look at these pictures by Justin Sullivan on the Hout Bay protest, where residents have clashed with police. Protests have flared up over fishing rights and service delivery.


Hout Bay protesters: Have a look at some pictures here and here on the Hout Bay protest. (Justin Sullivan)

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