#News24 ICYMI: Veronica Sobukwe dies; Gupta Leaks whistleblowers say they would do it again although traumatic; and Fuel price stability threatened

2018-08-15 18:25


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Cheers in Vredendal court as farmer who murdered seasonal worker is handed life sentence, Abrahams is packing and is ready to vacate his office – NPA, and a Knysna councillor is among a group arrested for the murder of ANC's Victor Malosi.

Here are today’s top stories:

Gupta Leaks whistleblowers: Traumatic, but we'd do it again

Of all of the high-profile personalities that attended Daily Maverick’s The Gathering, the most highly-anticipated speakers were a pair of unknown individuals who hid their faces.

Cheers in Vredendal court as farmer who murdered seasonal worker is handed life sentence

Lutzville farmer Martin Visser was expressionless when the Western Cape High Court, sitting in Vredendal, on Wednesday handed him a life sentence for murdering a local farmworker with a spade, dragging him with a quadbike and burying him behind his father's vineyard in 2015.

Veronica Sobukwe, widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe, dies

Sobukwe died at her home surrounded by her loved ones in Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday morning.

Abrahams is packing and is ready to vacate his office - NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority said on Wednesday that former prosecution head Shaun Abrahams was well in the process of packing up and vacating his office.

Land expropriation: Here's how it could be implemented, says Mantashe

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe says the Constitution must be amended to limit land ownership to 12 000 hectares per farm owner, and white farmers who own more than that should hand over the rest to the state without compensation.

Rand rout threatens fuel price stability, warns AA

Substantial rand weakness could undo recent fuel price stability, the Automobile Association (AA) warned on Wednesday.

Former reality TV star found dead on NYC sidewalk

Former reality TV star Lyric McHenry was found dead on a New York City sidewalk on Tuesday morning, according to reports by the New York Daily News.

3 new caps in Proteas women's Windies tour squad

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced three new caps to the Proteas squad that will tour the West Indies from September 10 to October 6.

Knysna councillor among group arrested for murder of ANC's Victor Malosi

A man serving on the Knysna Municipal Council and three others were arrested for the murder of Ward 8 councillor Victor Molosi, police said on Wednesday.

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