#News24 ICYMI: SuperSport rugby commentator fighting for his life; Silas Ramaite appointed as acting NPA head; and Tourists find a silver lining in midst of Turkish lira crash

2018-08-14 18:31
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Police say an apparent suicide note has been found at scene of Mark Minnie's death, 'Land expropriation list released by AfriForum is legitimate' – IRR, and Chris Tucker calls South Africa his second home.

Here are today’s top stories:

Silas Ramaite appointed as acting NPA head

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions.

Apparent suicide note found at scene of Mark Minnie's death – police

Police have found what appears to be a suicide note at the scene where Mark Minnie's body was discovered.

SuperSport rugby commentator fighting for his life

Former Lions hooker and current SuperSport rugby commentator, Ethienne Reynecke, is in a critical condition in hospital due to a blood clot on the brain.

'Land expropriation list released by AfriForum is legitimate' – IRR

Analysts at the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) believe that a list said to contain the names of farms that are to be targeted for land expropriation without compensation is "legitimate".

Youthful Van Breda faces whole life in jail based only on circumstantial evidence - lawyer

Convicted axe murderer Henri van Breda, 23, faces his whole life in jail "based only on circumstantial evidence", the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

Western Cape farmer found guilty of murdering worker, dragging him with quadbike

A Lutzville farmer has been found guilty of murdering a farmworker by beating him with a spade, dragging him with a quadbike, and then burying him behind his father's smallholding three years ago.

Ramaphosa cutting canes for his own backside

Most South Africans will probably agree that Cyril Ramaphosa is presently the only ANC politician qualified to be the country’s president, writes Max du Preez.

Chris Tucker calls South Africa his second home

Channel24 spoke to Rush Hour's Detective James Carter, Chris Tucker, ahead of his South African stand-up comedy tour later this year.

Budget Travel: Tourists find a silver lining in midst of Turkish lira crash

Travel firms have seen a sharp increase in bookings for Turkish holidays as tourists look to make the most of a cheap lira. For rand-strapped South African travellers - this is good news.

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