#News24 ICYMI: Vote drama plays out at #ANC54; Michael Jackson sex abuse lawsuit thrown out; and Gary Kirsten set for IPL coaching stint

2017-12-20 18:29
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Cape Town - Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina denies that he said he would resign under a Cyril Ramaphosa presidency, suspected Camps Bay underworld shooter is murdered in Cape Town gang hotspot and massive strike looms at Shoprite Checkers.

Here is a roundup of some of our leading stories:

'I will work with Ramaphosa' - Masina

Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina says he will work with new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa after he won the race to be the party's new leader, despite his previous claims that he would resign.

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Ramaphosa camp admits defeat over SG votes, but Mchunu expected to go to court

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa’s camp has decided to drop its challenge to have disputed votes included in the final tally for the all powerful position of the secretary general of the party.

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WATCH: Ramaphosa tells supporters to accept Magashule result

The new ANC president has accepted the explanation for the missing 60 odd votes.

'ANC should recount votes', demands Limpopo faction's attorney

The attorney representing ANC delegates from Limpopo, who form part of the mysterious missing votes contingent, says the party has until the end of the conference to respond to their letter of demand.

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ANC conference 'can't flop at the last minute' - Supra Mahumapelo

North West ANC chairperson Supra Mahumapelo has said the party cannot allow its 54th national elective conference to 'flop' at the last minute, and the results of voting should be accepted.

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White Afrikaans tannie's open letter to Ramaphosa goes viral

'When a white, Afrikaans tannie from Pretoria is relieved that you are the winner, it says a lot about the state of affairs in this country...'

HuffPost SA has more

Gary Kirsten set for IPL coaching stint

Gary Kirsten is set for a return to the Indian Premier League after being linked to a role on the Royal Challengers Bangalore's coaching staff.

Sport24 has more

Judge dismisses Michael Jackson sex abuse lawsuit

A judge has dismissed the lawsuit of a choreographer who alleged Michael Jackson molested him as a child.

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Suspected Camps Bay underworld shooter murdered in gang hotspot

A suspect in a shooting at a Camps Bay café in April - an incident linked to underworld ructions, and in which two patrons were wounded - has been shot dead in Mitchells Plain, Western Cape police say.

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30 000 workers plan to down tools at Shoprite Checkers

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