#News24 ICYMI: ConCourt gives Sassa 4 weeks to deliver grants plan; Miss SA heads to USA for Miss Universe pageant; and Pressure piles on Boks

2017-11-10 18:15
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. (Yolanda van der Stoep)

Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. (Yolanda van der Stoep)

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Cape Town - New book out on President Jacob Zuma’s catastrophic misrule, Sassa has 4 weeks to deliver a full grants plan, the government is still struggling to eradicate the bucket system and more Life Esidimeni revelations.   

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EXTRACT: Enemy of the People - 'The axe has fallen'

Lungisa Fuzile, Treasury director general since May 2011, got a text message from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. It simply said: 'The axe has fallen.' Nene had been fired, writes Adriaan Basson and Pieter du Toit.

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ConCourt gives Sassa 4 weeks to deliver full grants plan

The Constitutional Court has this week delivered a number of new directives to the SA Social Security Agency as the clock keeps ticking in the pending social grants scheme takeover.

Paul Herman filed this report

WARNING: Another storm heading for KZN

KwaZulu-Natal residents should brace themselves for inclement weather as the weekend kicks off following a storm warning from the South African Weather Service.

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'I need no subpoena', says Qedani Mahlangu on Life Esidimeni hearing

Former MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu has dismissed reports suggesting that she refused to appear before the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing.

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Miss SA heads to USA to compete in Miss Universe pageant

Miss South Africa 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters is on her way to Las Vegas, in the United States of America to compete in this year’s Miss Universe beauty pageant.

Channel24 has the full story


Government is 11 years past deadline to end bucket system

A recent answer to a Parliamentary question has revealed that the government is still struggling to eradicate the bucket system and is unlikely to do so soon due to a lack of money.

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'No one will say Comrade Cyril is capitalist royalty' - Sisulu

ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has rubbished leaders who have dubbed her ANC 'royalty' and say she thinks she’s better than some of her comrades.

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Prisoner filmed counting cash in his cell

A video circulating on social media, showing an offender counting money in his jail cell, has raised eyebrows.  "I'm eating money my brother. I'm not playing," the offender tells a fellow inmate, while counting R2 700 in cash.

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ANC members frustrated with nomination processes as deadline to elective conference looms

ANC insiders are worried that the party's December elective conference could be at risk of falling apart as more branches fail to hold quorate meetings for the nomination of presidential candidates.

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Pressure on Boks to win away from home

The Springboks, under Allister Coetzee as head coach, are under pressure to win away from home.

Sport24 has the full story

'He was all I had' - mom of boy who died after ambulance ambush

A Cape Town mom says she begged hospital staff to keep her son alive for two days so that he could make it to his eighth birthday and so that she could find the words to say goodbye.

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