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2016-06-30 20:48

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Our top stories today:

Stolen mushroom owner loses his Shiitake

A Durban firm is offering R3 000 for the return of a giant mushroom, which stands as tall as a person, two weeks ago.  

"It is huge and it is made of fibreglass with the polystyrene core. It has lights so the whole thing illuminates." 

Read more here.


Woes at SABC continue

Three SABC journalists have been charged by the public broadcaster, following the suspension of three other journalists last week.

Disciplinary proceedings will now take place.

Read all the stories here.


Winter weather

Large parts of SA can expect the mercury to plummet over the next few days, according to the South African Weather Service. 

The upcoming weekend is expected to be super cold as a cold front with wet weather and possible snowfall is expected to hit the Eastern Cape by Friday afternoon.


Kitshoff opens Pandora’s box

Tank Lanning ponders the implications of selecting the impressive Steven Kitshoff, one of which could be a totally unnecessary swinger role for Trevor Nyakane


Francois van Coke to become a dad!

Afrikaans singer Francois van Coke and his wife Lauren are expecting their first child together. "Lauren and I are very excited to become the parents of a baby girl! She is coming in November and we can’t wait!" says Francois. Except for this announcement, Francois and Lauren have decided not to grant any further interviews about the pregnancy.


Gordhan: Cabinet supports me to do my job
 
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says he has the support of the cabinet to do his job, even as he can’t give any assurances that he won’t be arrested for espionage.

Read morehere.

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