South Africa has lost out on the chance of hosting AFCON 2019, SAA secures R3.5bn loan to keep operating until March; and Mcebo Dlamini opines on quality education in the wake of the matric results. Here are some of our top stories on Tuesday: Busted: Cocaine worth R700m smuggled on ship from Brazil to SA Kolisi's Madiba comments ruffle a few Twitter feathers A father's heartbreaking struggle to save his Beautiful Boy from the depths of addiction SAA secures R3.5bn loan to keep operating until March Former Mozambique finance minister claims arrest at OR Tambo airport was unlawful How matric results reflect the inequalities of public and private education Twitter reacts to SA missing out on hosting AFCON 2019 #BafanaBafana when they heard that #Egypt will host #Afcon2019 & they still have to qualify properly ?????? pic.twitter.com/wj1vwpmJzf— MadibaWaseQamata (@Tabile_Zukile) January 8, 2019Durban parents name their baby boy in honour of the ANC 'Hello World' - Teen left in a coma makes a recovery *Would you like to subscribe to News24's Newsletters and get a wrap of the day's news? If so, click here.