Tuesday's top stories

2016-07-12 20:38
Pastor Evan Mawarire (File, AFP)

Pastor Evan Mawarire (File, AFP)

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Tuesday's top stories in one place.

From the tragic to the outrageous this Tuesday has had it all.

'Leave my family, take me' 

A 26-year-old man was shot dead in front of his 2-year-old son and girlfriend in a minibus taxi in Cape Town at the weekend.

A witness told News24: "The words he told [them were]: ‘Leave my family take me anytime but not in front of them’ and when the shots went [off] he grabbed [his] family to protect."

Get the full story here.

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You defy Icasa ruling at your peril, Mantashe warns SABC

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has warned the SABC not to ignore the Independent Communications Authority of SA’s (Icasa) ruling, because "if you defy the decision of [a Chapter 9] institution, you will learn hard".

Read it here.

Forbes: These are the 10 highest-paid celebrities

There's no Blank Space in Taylor Swift's bank account as the singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170m. Swift is ahead of fellow chart-topping pop stars Adele at No. 9 with $80.5m, Madonna at No. 12 with $76.5m, Rihanna at No. 13 with $75m and Katy Perry at No. 63 with $41m.
Kim Kardashian is featured on the magazine's cover and is No. 42 on the list with $51m. Forbes says 40 percent of her paycheck this year came from her mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.

Check it out at Channel24.

Lions gamble with Bok-less squad

The Lions have rested their star players for their Super Rugby trip to Argentina.

Get the full story at Sport24.

Cheetahs lay complaint against Berry

The Cheetahs have laid official complaints against referee Stuart Berry, who handled their clash against the Sharks in Durban.


What SAA paid departing CEOs and CFOs

In the past 11 years SAA has paid close to R23m in separation packages to CEOs and chief financial officers who did not complete their contracts.

Its all at Fin24.

Zimbabwe protest pastor charged

Zimbabwe police have charged the organiser of the country's biggest shutdown protest in close to a decade with inciting violence and disturbing the peace, a day ahead of more protests planned across the country.

Get the facts here.

Pastor Evan Mawarire of Zimbabwe. (File, AFP)


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