#News24 ICYMI: Robben Island Museum appears to have overlooked warning; 2 die in horror crash and Motlanthe speaks about ANC

2017-09-20 18:24
A truck overturned and landed on a vehicle on the N1 in Cape Town. (YouTube screen grab)

A truck overturned and landed on a vehicle on the N1 in Cape Town. (YouTube screen grab)

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Cape Town – A Benoni school boy dies after complaining of severe headaches when he was hit in the head by a pupil; two people crushed to death when a truck overturned and landed on the car they were travelling in and ‘Sleeping’ Mugabe naps throughout President Donald Trump’s address at the United Nations General Assembly.

Here are some of today’s top stories.

EXCLUSIVE: Robben Island Museum 'not aware' of its own weather warning for ferry that nearly sunk

The Robben Island Museum appears to have overlooked a warning contained in one of its own reports that a ferry, which on Friday partially sank in choppy seas and high wind with more than 60 passengers aboard, "only be used in fine weather conditions".

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Picture of Mugabe 'sleeping' as Trump addresses UN General Assembly goes viral

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday exposed his frailty in New York City where he was shown by international news channels sleeping most of the time when President Donald Trump was giving his first address to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.

See the photos here.

Truck crushes car, killing two on N1 in Cape Town

Two men died on the N1 at the Koeberg interchange in Cape Town, after a truck overturned and landed on the roof of the vehicle they were travelling in.

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Boy dies after allegedly being bullied at Benoni school

A 13-year-old boy, who was allegedly bullied at a school in Benoni, in Ekurhuleni, has died after complaining of severe headaches.

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Zuma is ANC and ANC is Zuma – Motlanthe

Given the frequency of indiscretions and wrongdoing by President Jacob Zuma, his departure from government would give the country the opportunity to create a new environment, his predecessor, former president Kgalema Motlanthe, said.

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Brown studying Eskom's latest Trillian responses

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown is studying Eskom's latest reply to her questions on the power utility's dealings with the Gupta-linked Trillian firm and unethical behaviour surrounding McKinsey.

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WATCH: Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early on Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217.

Watch here.

WATCH: Zeitz MOCAA Museum is a 'cathedral' for African art

Opening to the public on 22 September, the museum is a seamless collaboration where architecture and art meet.

See here.

5 areas where Coetzee might consider change

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has tried his best to shrug off Saturday's 57-0 loss to the All Blacks in Albany as a "once-off" result, but the South African rugby public are not convinced.

Read more here.

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