#News24 ICYMI: SA will solve its own problems – Ramaphosa; Alexander Forbes fires CEO; and Sam Smith’s message to SA fans

2018-09-25 17:58
Sam Smith. (Screengrab, Big Concerts)

Sam Smith. (Screengrab, Big Concerts)

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Travel rules relaxed for foreign parents travelling with children, SABC has been appointed as the official broadcaster of SA's T20 League, and Ramaphosa hints when general elections will take place.

Here are today’s top stories:

Ramaphosa in US: Rest assured, SA will solve its own problems

If US President Donald Trump had been in the audience, President Cyril Ramaphosa would have told him not to worry about South Africa because the country would solve its own problems in typical fashion.

Alexander Forbes fires CEO over a 'loss of confidence and trust'

Alexander Forbes announced on Tuesday morning that it had terminated the services of CEO Andrew Darfoor.

Travel rules relaxed for foreign parents travelling with children

In a bid to increase tourism, the Department of Home Affairs has relaxed travel rules for foreigners visiting South Africa with minors.

WATCH: Instagram co-founders are leaving Facebook after clash with Zuckerberg

The founders of Instagram are leaving Facebook after growing tensions with Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the photo-sharing app, people familiar with the matter said.

SABC appointed official broadcaster of SA's T20 League

Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Tuesday announced the joint exclusive partnership for the new 2018 T20 Cricket League.

WATCH: 127 inmates receive qualifications at inspirational graduation ceremony

The Department of Correctional Services handed out 127 qualifications, including one master's degree, to graduating offenders on Friday.

General elections before the end of May next year, Ramaphosa hints

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night (SA time) hinted that next year's general elections would take place before the end of May.

WATCH: Sam Smith has a special message for SA fans

British singer Sam Smith is coming to South Africa in 2019 for a series of five shows in Cape Town and Johannesburg starting on 13 April. The 26-year-old recorded a special message for his local fans ahead of the tour.

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