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2017-10-05 18:25
A small group of DA supporters close to the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound. (Supplied)

A small group of DA supporters close to the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound. (Supplied)

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Cape Town - Unpacking the City of Cape Town’s anti-crime unit saga, ANC march to Patricia de Lille’s house to ask her to ‘pay back the money’ while the DA march to Saxonworrld to protest against state capture.

Here are some of today’s top stories.

Flood warning for Joburg as 'thunderstorm season' strikes

Residents of Johannesburg have been warned to take extra precautions, as heavy rainfall could result in localised flooding.

Read more here.

Boks shock with pack changes for All Blacks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for their Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Newlands on Saturday.

See the starting line-ups here.

Witch hunt or law breakers? Unpacking the City of Cape Town’s anti-crime unit saga

A formal criminal complaint should be lodged against metro police officers, or special investigators, from the City of Cape Town, if they overstepped the line and did investigative work outside of their mandate, according to Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga.

Read here.

SAA said to hire industry veteran to turn airline around

South African Airways (SAA) has agreed to hire a restructuring expert to help turn around the state-owned airline and meet conditions laid down by lenders to roll over debt, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Fin24 has more.

ANC looks for security upgrades, 'firepool' at De Lille's home

About 10 ANC members visited Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's home on Thursday to ask her to "pay back the money" on security upgrades to her house.

Read more here.

Saxonwold, not Groot Marico, is true site of Zuma's capture - Maimane

A small group of DA supporters braved the cold and rain on Thursday to march close to the Gupta family’s Saxonwold compound in Johannesburg to protest against state capture.

See photos and videos here.

Fees activist Mcebo Dlamini sits for exams with a looming court case

Student activist Mcebo Dlamini said it was "sad" that he will be going into the exams with his legal matter still hanging over his head.

Read here.

In defence of Patricia de Lille

Patricia, by then known for exposing the corrupt arms-deal, was generating interest in the ID, her new social democratic alternative to the DA and ANC.

Read more by Simon Grindrod here.

Everyone loves Trevor Noah even Oprah's bestie!

Co-anchor of CBS This Morning and editor-at-large of O, The Oprah Magazine Gayle King wrote about why South African comedian, Trevor Noah is the perfect host of The Daily Show.

Read an excerpt from her piece here.

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