#News24 ICYMI: Zuma fathers another child; Mahikeng mayhem rages on; and meet the sassy UKZN graduate

2018-04-20 18:28
UKZN graduate Chrysantha Palan. (Screengrab)

UKZN graduate Chrysantha Palan. (Screengrab)

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Experts believe Duduzane Zuma is likely to be found guilty, consumers notch up over R1bn in food debt on Pick n Pay food credit cards and Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard calls it quits.

Scroll through a selection of our top stories making headlines:

Sirens, smoke, stones and stun grenades: Ramaphosa aims to quell Mahikeng unrest

President Cyril Ramaphosa has convened an urgent meeting with ANC leaders in Mahikeng where protests against North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo have brought the town to a standstill.

Jacob Zuma fathered a child with a 24-year-old

Former president becomes father again after his latest wife-to-be gives birth in a Durban hospital.

Duduzane Zuma 'likely to be found guilty', say legal experts

There is a good case against him. They were supposed to go ahead with with prosecution a long time ago," says a lawyer.

Hougaard shocks Boks by quitting Test rugby

Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard has called time on his international career with immediate effect.

#BusStrike: Metrorail train services resume, as bus driver talks continue

The power failure which halted Metrorail's Cape Town train services during the national bus strike has been fixed, as unions representing striking bus drivers continue negotiations.

R1bn in PnP food credit shows consumers in dire straits, debt expert warns

The R1bn taken up by consumers in Pick n Pay food credit cards is a reflection of tight economic conditions as people resort to taking credit to feed their families, Debt Rescue said.

Sassy UKZN graduate says she channelled her inner Naomi Campbell

Chrysantha Palan, who is now fondly known as the catwalk graduate, spoke to News24 about her viral graduation video. Watch.

Trevor Noah named one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people

South African comedian Trevor Noah has been named as one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2018.

Trapped without a toilet for 10 years

In Bholobholo informal settlement, Mfuleni, 16 families live without toilets. They share one water tap with local braai meat vendors and draw electricity from nearby houses.

Mashaba fiddles as roads agency burns

The dire state of Johannesburg's roads is not news to any resident of the city, but mismanagement and dodgy contracts at the city’s roads agency, and a lack of political will to tackle those problems, are only making matters worse.

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