#News24 ICYMI: Zuma’s fiancée to act over fake Twitter, Robert Gumede's son gets a Porsche for passing matric; and an egg dethrones Kylie Jenner’s most-liked Instagram post

2019-01-14 18:04
Kylie Jenner (Getty Images)

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Denel defends appointment of new CEO, six-month-old Leah de Jager dies after rare disorder attacks her immune system and Zimbabweans take to the streets over hefty fuel price hike.

Here is a list of some of our top stories of the day:

Hockey mom who sent nude pic to WhatsApp group now divorced

Margaret van Wyk, the hockey mom from Schweizer-Reneke who caused a stir in 2016 when she accidentally sent a nude pic to a WhatsApp group, has been divorced, Sunday weekly Rapport reported.

WATCH: Robert Gumede gifts his son a Porsche for passing matric

They say hard work pays off, and in this case it comes in the form of a multimillion-rand sports car. Business tycoon Robert Gumede surprised his son, Matana Robert Junior Gumede, with a yellow Porsche GT3 for passing his 2018 matric exams.

Zuma’s fiancée to act over fake Twitter

Former president Jacob Zuma’s fiancée Nonkanyiso Conco will be instituting legal action against those behind the fake Twitter account registered under her name.

An egg dethrones Kylie Jenner’s most-liked Instagram post

Kylie Jenner’s announcement of the birth of her daughter has been replaced as the most-liked post on Instagram.

Proteas: Tough tweaks ahead for Test team

Rob Houwing summarises the Proteas’ 3-0 Test sweep of Pakistan, pointing to some tricky selection issues when Sri Lanka appear on the radar in February.

Gardener, co-accused allegedly strangled and fed elderly Cape Town couple rat poison

One of the men has told the Wynberg Magistrate's Court that he wants to make a confession and "tell the whole story".

Baby Leah loses battle against rare immune disorder

Six-month-old Leah de Jager succumbed to a rare disorder that attacked her immune system. She had been treated for severe combined immunodeficiency at the Dora Nginza Hospital in Port Elizabeth since October last year.

Denel defends appointment of white, male CEO as 'top candidate'

New Denel CEO Daniel du Toit is the most suitable candidate for the job and was approved by Cabinet, the state-owned arms manufacturer has said.

Suspended Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher at centre of racism row consults lawyers

A teacher caught up in the race controversy at a primary school in the North West, and who was suspended by the provincial education department, is currently in Johannesburg consulting with her legal team.

OVERVIEW: Zimbabweans protest against fuel price hike

Zimbabweans have taken to the streets to demonstrate against a sharp rise in fuel prices taht was announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa over the weekend.

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