#News24 ICYMI: De Lille stays on as mayor, Pollard to captain Bulls; and see how much more Motsepe is worth than Messi and Suarez

Handre Pollard. (Gallo Images)
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State capture may have cost South Africa R100bn, Police Minister Bheki Cele "declares war" on Cape Flats criminals and see 20 striking pictures from Israeli-Gaza border clashes.

Here is a selection of some of our top stories:

'Lame duck' De Lille 'can sit in the office and drink tea', says Cape Town deputy mayor

Patricia de Lille will be a "lame duck" mayor, with the DA caucus calling the shots in the city, Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson has said after an interim court order effectively restored her to her post.

SA may have lost R100bn or more to state capture - Gordhan

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has told reporters according to early estimates, state capture may have cost South Africa R100bn or more.

Don't repeat Verwoerd's mistake of not trusting people to own their own land - panelist

With land expropriation on the cards and stakeholders already buying into the process, the big challenge is turning expropriated land into productive businesses that contribute to the economy, say experts.

Pollard to captain Bulls in Argentina

Bulls coach, John Mitchell, has named a squad of 26 players to travel to Buenos Aires where they will meet the Jaguares.

This is how much more Patrice Motsepe is worth than Barcelona's Messi and Suarez

The FC Barcelona players are paid handsomely – but not by business-mogul standards.

WATCH: The first trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody is here and it's amazing!

The first trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody is out and it will give you goosebumps.

Bheki Cele: We'll root out criminals from 'inside fridges, under the bed, at the beach and on the streets'

Police Minister Bheki Cele has "declared war" on criminals across the Cape Flats, announcing that extra officers will be deployed for the next 90 days to "squeeze" any bad elements.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura survives no confidence vote

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has survived a vote of no confidence in the provincial legislature.

MJC visits Shia mosque, calls for calm after KZN attack

A high-level Muslim Judicial Council delegation has visited the Imam Hussain Mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, where one person was killed and two injured during an attack.

SEE: 20 striking pictures from Israeli-Gaza border clashes

Israel is bracing for a second day of violent clashes as Palestinians mark the "Nakba" (catastrophe), marking the 1948 war which led to Israel's creation.

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