#News24 ICYMI: Tutu admitted to hospital; Top SA cyclist 'critical' after being hit by taxi; and Bathabile Dlamini liable for 20% of costs in Sassa debacle

2018-09-27 18:03


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Legal team asks for #GuptaLeaks hard drives to be submitted as evidence at State Capture Inquiry, Inside the prison where Bill Cosby will serve his sentence, and Elephant tramples German tourist to death in Zimbabwe.

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Tutu admitted to hospital for tests ahead of his birthday

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been admitted to a hospital in Cape Town for a series of tests, his office said on Thursday.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Legal team asks for #GuptaLeaks hard drives to be submitted as evidence

The legal team at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has asked the chairperson to allow three hard drives, that contain what has become known as the #GuptaLeaks, to be admitted as evidence.

ConCourt rules that Bathabile Dlamini is liable for 20% of costs in Sassa debacle

The Constitutional Court has ruled that former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's SA Social Security Agency debacle.

Ramaphosa's 'killings of white farmers' comment: What the president meant

"[Trump and I] were seated together at a lunch table, so we never really got time to talk about the tweet. It was just an opportunity to shake hands, to say 'how are you?' and all that.

PICS: Inside the prison where Bill Cosby will serve his sentence

Bill Cosby spent his first night in prison alone, in a single cell near the infirmary, as he began his three-to-10-year sentence for sexual assault.

Bill Cosby's inmate card.

Bill Cosby's inmate card

Top SA cyclist 'critical' after being hit by taxi

Leading South African cyclist Lynette Burger is in a "pretty critical but stable" condition after being knocked off her bike while on an early morning training ride in Gauteng.

Are we going the way of Zimbabwe?

We should be so lucky, I thought at a recent seminar on Zimbabwe, organised by infrastructure specialist law firm Pinsent Masons, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Elephant tramples German tourist to death in Zimbabwe

A 49-year-old German woman was trampled to death by an elephant in a popular game reserve in northern Zimbabwe as she tried to photograph it, a wildlife official said Thursday.

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