#News24 ICYMI: Winnie befriended cockroaches, says Malema; Man shot on Facebook Live and watch Gariep Dam spilling over

2018-04-03 18:57
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with Julius Malema. (Mahlatse Mahlase, News24)

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with Julius Malema. (Mahlatse Mahlase, News24)

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A man has been arrested after allegedly starting four fires on Table Mountain, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called for a speedy resolution on the suspension of SARS boss Tom Moyane and a special council meeting for a motion against Mayor Athol Trollip is expected to resume next week.

Have a look at some of our top stories making headlines:

Winnie befriended cockroaches – Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned against the distortion of the memory of anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

A special official funeral for Madikizela-Mandela will be held at the Orlando Stadium on April 14.

Meanwhile, British model Naomi Campbell, who was one of the first international celebrities to pay tribute to Mam’Winnie, tweeted that she cherishes the time she spent with the stalwart.


Click here for our full coverage on the death of Madikizela-Mandela


Man shot on Facebook Live as friends play with guns in car

The moments leading up to the horrifying incident were broadcast on Facebook Live on Easter Sunday.

Ramaphosa dealing with Moyane suspension: Nene

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says President Cyril Ramaphosa is dealing with the suspension of former SARS boss Tom Moyane, who left the agency under a cloud last month.

SARS undershoots revenue target by R0.7bn

The taxman collected R1.216trn in revenue for the 2017/18 financial year - R0.7bn or 0.06% lower than National Treasury's revenue target of R1.217trn.

WATCH: Water spilling over Gariep Dam

South Africa's largest dam, The Gariep in the Free State, is on the brink of reaching full capacity. South Africans have shared videos on social media of water spilling over the dam wall.

Fatigued Rabada 'comfortable' with being No 1

Kagiso Rabada has enhanced his reputation as the world's best Test bowler and he is showing no signs of slowing down.

Special council meeting for motion against Trollip to resume next week

The Nelson Mandela Bay special council meeting that was supposed to hear a motion of no confidence in Mayor Athol Trollip is expected to resume next week.

Suspected arsonist arrested on Table Mountain after four fires started

A man has been arrested after allegedly starting four fires on Table Mountain, according to a City of Cape Town official.

'Without God I wouldn't have had the strength to go through this' - UCT student

After enduring a series of tragedies, UCT student Sipho Mbadaliga still managed to graduate with the rest of his class, a testament to the mental strength and resilience human beings are capable of.

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