20 October 2020, Tuesday News

20 October 2020, Tuesday

Leaders are not born or made, they are honed through ongoing practice and reflection - Thought Leader

In times of crisis, the need for good leadership is paramount, but how can we develop more leaders who are able to meet the moment with wisdom and compassion?

🇿🇦SOUTH AFRICA & RSA STATE CAPTURE: Recommended: A 'Class Action Lawsuit' against the state capture perps to also recoup the total operational cost of the Zondo Commission of Inquiry.

2020-10-20 11:48:00 PM

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1050 new Covid-19 cases takes SA’s caseload to 706 304 with 164 new deaths reported

A total of 1050 new Covid-19 cases have been reported in South Africa, taking the country's cumulative caseload count to 706 304.

2020-10-20 11:41:00 PM

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Namibian politician claims Covid-19 'was carefully planned by a small group of greedy people to instil fear'

Republican leader in Namibia Henk Mudge claims Covid-19 is a “hoax”

2020-10-20 11:40:00 PM

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Prophet Bushiri and wife expected to appear in court on Wednesday

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife are due to appear in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria on Wednesday morning.

He's not alone in this scandals... All the new era prophet & apostles are in this together.. They use bible as a cover up. 'and deceive million of Africans.

2020-10-20 11:40:00 PM

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Cape Town refugee crisis far from over amid government squabbles

Government's plans to deal with foreign nationals who occupied the Greenmarket Square in Cape Town a year ago remains unclear as the City of Cape Town and the department of home affairs squabble accusing each other of shrugging off their responsibilitie...


2020-10-20 11:39:00 PM

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WATCH: Fans worried Zodwa Wabantu might catch coronavirus after kissing strangers at gig

ICYMI: Controversial socialite Zodwa Wabantu’s behaviour has fans worried about her catching and spreading the coronavirus.

But most of them are not wearing masks mos so are they not scared they might be spreading it too.

2020-10-20 11:39:00 PM

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Lukhmaan Jhazbhay: The overly-active kid who turned into a lethal athlete

Lukhmaan Jhazbhay has so many reasons to be even more excited, writes Julian Kiewietz

2020-10-20 11:38:00 PM

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Just over 1,000 new Covid-19 cases in SA in past 24 hours

There were 1,050 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in the past 24 hours.

2020-10-20 11:24:00 PM

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The quiet front line battle of South Africa’s rural nurses

The focus may have been on urban nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic, but those in rural areas suffer similar fates. However, very little is known about how they have been able to cope.

2020-10-20 11:18:00 PM

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Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in US

The civil lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also named more than 20 other Saudis as defendants.

I have been following this Khashoggi story right from the beginning 💔it’s really sad

2020-10-20 11:00:00 PM

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Bayern's Gnabry tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Atletico game

Bayern will be without winger Serge Gnabry for their Champions League group game against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday after he tested positive for Covid-19.

2020-10-20 10:56:00 PM

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The return of Uganda’s royal Rolls Royce

The Kabaka of Buganda’s fleet of Rolls-Royces was seized in a coup nearly 60 years ago. Now his successor has brought the only known ‘survivor’ home.

2020-10-20 10:51:00 PM

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WATCH: Trump, Biden ’caught with pants down’ in Catalan ’pooper’ party

Caught with their pants down and wearing face masks, US President Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden are the stars of a new range of defecating figurines that are a longstanding Christmas tradition in the Spanish region of Catalonia.

2020-10-20 10:44:00 PM

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Britain to infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus in vaccine challenge trials

British scientists will launch the world's first human challenge trials for Covid-19, in which healthy volunteers will be deliberately infected with the coronavirus in hopes of further speeding the drive to a vaccine.

2020-10-20 10:40:00 PM

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After finding herself homeless, a Cape woman upskilled and started her own business

A former homeless woman has taken a skill learnt while living on the streets and has now managed to establish her own business.

2020-10-20 10:38:00 PM

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PICS: Cape cops find R5m stolen jewellery stash and cash in raids at Stikland, Belville storage facilities

Police recovered R5m worth of jewellery stolen at various jewellery stores in Cape Town, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch in 2019 Picture: SAPS

2020-10-20 10:37:00 PM

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Man arrested in connection with North West teen’s murder

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old boy in Barkly West in the Kimberley.

2020-10-20 10:37:00 PM

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Government wants MultiChoice and Netflix to help SABC collect licence fees

Government wants MultiChoice and Netflix to help SABC collect licence fees

2020-10-20 10:34:00 PM

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Parliament recommends new AG and shortlists candidates for public service commissioner

Parliament has recommended Tsakani Maluleke as the next auditor-general following a lengthy process which included public participation

2020-10-20 10:27:00 PM

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Socialists’ surprise return to power in Bolivia hits bonds

Socialists’ surprise return to power in Bolivia hits bonds

2020-10-20 10:25:00 PM

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Tsakani Maluleke tipped to become first female auditor-general

Tsakani Maluleke set to become first female auditor-general

Hope you've written the manual how to get rid of a OG before she is appointed.....

2020-10-20 10:18:00 PM

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Bridal gown customers feel jilted as store closes, blaming Covid-19

A Gauteng wedding dress retailer has shut up shop without warning, leaving scores of brides without the gowns they’d paid for in full or in part.

2020-10-20 10:12:00 PM

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Business Maverick: Curfew Shuts Biggest African City as Nigeria Protests Spread

Business Maverick: Curfew Shuts Biggest African City as Nigeria Protests Spread

2020-10-20 10:07:00 PM

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GRAY MAGUIRE: Great strides made preparing the ground for green investments

The World Bank estimates that $1.38-trillion is needed for climate mitigation in SA 🔒

2020-10-20 10:06:00 PM

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Crown Towers looking good for Summer Cup at Turffontein, says Snaith

Justin Snaith said there was a good chance that Crown Towers would take his place in the Grade 1 Summer Cup over 2000m at Turffontein Standside on November 28.

2020-10-20 10:02:00 PM

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Mpumalanga cops stumped after third burglary at human settlements department | Citypress

Mpumalanga police have launched an investigation following a third burglary at the provincial department of human settlements offices in five weeks.

Third, they are bloody stupid. Relying on the community. Security ? Such a disgrace

2020-10-20 10:01:00 PM

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Parliament told of 'broken, depleted and demoralised' SABC newsroom

The SABC editorial forum has criticised its bosses at the public broadcaster, saying they are a “broken, depleted and demoralised newsroom”.

2020-10-20 09:58:00 PM

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‘We don’t want to be shot to death’

Nigerian protesters have taken to the streets to protest the police’s brutal special anti-robbery unit, which they say profiles tech-savvy youths

2020-10-20 09:57:00 PM

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Business Maverick: Citi Wins Round Against Creditors Over $900 Million Error

Business Maverick: Citi Wins Round Against Creditors Over $900 Million Error

2020-10-20 09:55:00 PM

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Tinkler baffled about Tlolane turning out for Pirates instead of for Maritzburg

2020-10-20 09:55:00 PM

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Tinkler baffled after Tlolane turned out for Pirates instead of returning to Maritzburg

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler has admitted he is mystified at why left-back Tebogo Tlolane turned out for Orlando Pirates on the weekend instead of returning on a loan extension to the KwaZulu-Natal club.

2020-10-20 09:45:00 PM

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Lesego Tlhabi slams 65+ old leaders in government: 'They're just gatekeeping & stealing'

Lesego 'Coconut Kelz' Tlhabi might have a point about this!

2020-10-20 09:42:00 PM

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Former Idols SA contestant Phindy Dube shares pregnancy news | Channel

Former Idols SA contestant Phindy Dube shares pregnancy news

2020-10-20 09:40:00 PM

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Minute by minute: how Keamohetswe Seboko drowned in school pool

The 13-year-old pupil died at the beginning of the year while swimming at Laerskool Bekker, Magaliesburg. This is a timeline of what happened.

PutSouthAfricaFirst Just because Keamohetswe is a South African. The political idiots in the EFF & ANC didn't follow his school drowning case through. His unfortunate death is but forgotten.
A search began and lasted for about an hour. Four adults dived into the water to search.

2020-10-20 09:29:00 PM

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Why former colonel who flooded Cape Flats with guns granted bail? asks Popcru

The former colonel was sentenced to 18 years behind bars in 2016 after being convicted of more than 20 charges ranging from racketeering, corruption and money laundering.

2020-10-20 09:29:00 PM

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The Showcase allows high school athletes the opportunity to put their abilities on show

The Showcase gives high school athletes the opportunity to put their abilities on show in a season nulled by the Covid-19 pandemic.

2020-10-20 09:24:00 PM

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Fort Hare students test positive for Covid after partying

2020-10-20 09:17:00 PM

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Take the wheel: Bus driver suspended after letting pupil drive

A bus driver has been suspended - and the company he worked for has lost its government transport contract - after he let a Grade 10 pupil drive the bus while he stood behind her and allegedly drank a beer.

Artii_M I saw that video and was shocked. But its unfair to penelise the company. At least fine it. What about other drivers? Costs the company had attracted. Will this kind of strategy apply to all or any govt linked transgressions eg. including Security firms?
Lebza all over again

2020-10-20 09:13:00 PM

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Social Distance | Channel

CHANNEL24 REVIEWS: Social Distance

2020-10-20 09:09:00 PM

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WATCH | KZN business owner shot during attempted robbery

A 31-year-old KwaZulu-Natal business owner is recovering in hospital after being shot and injured during what is believed to have been a foiled business robbery last week.

2020-10-20 08:55:00 PM

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International rankings don’t measure what matters

COMMENT: The privilege-protecting systems we use for grading universities are simply poor science.

2020-10-20 08:49:00 PM

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'The bill discriminates against foreign nationals': DA's Makashule Gana slams Township Economy Bill

Gana said the DA party was deeply concerned that the proposed bill’s main aim was to drive foreign nationals out of townships.

Gana 😳😳

2020-10-20 08:45:00 PM

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OR Tambo lecture series: Lessons of the South African Transition of 1994 | Citypress

South Africa’s transition to a democratic dispensation was riddled with challenges and triumphs.

1. He must also tell us how a group of inexperienced ANC economic team like Tito was outwitted by shrewed white beourocrats. 2. how Joe Slovo sold our struggle by coming up with rubbish Sunset Clauses which meant that whites would remain untouched everywhere in society.

2020-10-20 08:45:00 PM

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PHOTOS | Mr South Africa contestants arrive in Cape Town | Channel

PHOTOS | Mr South Africa contestants arrive in Cape Town

MrSAofficial Sjoe all these boys I can’t even choose.
Such an honour having these guys stay with us! 😎🌴

2020-10-20 08:45:00 PM

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Bongani Bongo back in parliament, says ANC deciding if he should 'step aside'

ANC MP Bongani Bongo was back in parliament on Tuesday, chairing the home affairs portfolio committee and saying his party was still processing whether he should step aside.

Step aside you should be fired
ANC for you. Nothing has changed under CyrilRamaphosa it is the same collective of liars and looters

2020-10-20 08:41:00 PM

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Italy's Lombardy, Campania prepare virus curfews as cases jump

Italy's Lombardy, Campania prepare virus curfews as cases jump

2020-10-20 08:38:00 PM

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Township economy bill would fuel xenophobia, DA’s Makashule Gana says

2020-10-20 08:34:00 PM

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Tweeps drag SABC for saying Netflix subscribers should pay TV licence fees

Tweeps have expressed their sentiments on the SABC’s stance that Netflix subscribers should pay TV licence fees.

2020-10-20 08:32:00 PM

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WATCH | 'You must take a life, or they take yours': CIT security officers recount horror stories

Cash-in-transit security officers risk their lives carrying millions of rands on a daily basis.

2020-10-20 08:30:00 PM

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Colombo Kings pick Du Plessis and Andre Russell for Lanka Premier League

2020-10-20 08:29:00 PM

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Dear SA challenges decision to extend national state of disaster

Civil rights organisation Dear SA is challenging the extension of the national state of disaster, and has called on Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to give reasons for the extension or face litigation.

Yes and NDZ must retire!!

2020-10-20 08:28:00 PM

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Children’s safety must be a priority on the roads

Child safety in the streets needs to be prioritised further, particularly as children start walking to school again.

2020-10-20 08:21:00 PM

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Government gives ’verbal assurances’ that Cricket SA may host England next month

Cricket SA were given all the assurances from the national government that they may host world champions England next month.

2020-10-20 08:21:00 PM

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Tsakani Maluleke makes history after nomination for A-G post

The committee on Tuesday unanimously gave Maluleke the thumbs up to head the Chapter Nine institution when the term of incumbent Kimi Makwetu ends in November.

2020-10-20 08:20:00 PM

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Race is on as Italians start testing America’s Cup yacht

2020-10-20 08:16:00 PM

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Pipeline theft sees crude oil flow into Durban river

The KwaZulu-Natal government is scrambling to clean a crude oil spill into Durban's Umbilo River which poses an environmental risk.

The truth will come out

2020-10-20 08:14:00 PM

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WATCH | Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are back as Mr and Mrs Clause | Channel

WATCH | Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn are back as Mr and Mrs Clause

2020-10-20 08:11:00 PM

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Take the wheel: Bus driver suspended after letting pupil drive

The incident, which involved a pupil from Moshesh Agricultural Senior Secondary School, near Matatiele in the Eastern Cape, occurred last week as the bus was transporting pupils home after school.

South Africa farms are burning .in the free state..should South Africans not be aware of the fact that they could be staving soon

2020-10-20 08:05:00 PM

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Longwe Twala shot Senzo Meyiwa during an argument with Zandi Khumalo, claims family

There were no alleged robbers who fatally shot Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa six years ago, according to his family.

katlegoktee1998 When you mentioned Senzo's case my heart sore very bad
We had the first police on the scene has covered up for the perpetrators.

2020-10-20 08:03:00 PM

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Shale oil is alive and fracking despite low prices

2020-10-20 08:03:00 PM

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LOOK: Thousands of litres of crude oil spills into Umbilo River

According to SDCEA's Desmond Dsa, it will take days, maybe weeks for the area to be cleaned and it is estimated that some of the oil may reach the Durban Harbour.

2020-10-20 08:01:00 PM

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75 criminal cases opened over TERS fraud: Nxesi

The minister told MPs that new checks and balances have been put in place.

2020-10-20 08:00:00 PM

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Newly jailed Terrible Josters gang members transferred to KZN prison

Sasapo said six newly-sentenced members of Cape Town’s notorious Terrible Josters gang were transferred to a faraway prison.

2020-10-20 08:00:00 PM

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Santam and SAS partner in the pursuit of Data Science excellence

Santam and SAS share the key value of Innovation, which makes them ideal business partners in the pursuit of cutting-edge data solutions.

2020-10-20 07:59:00 PM

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Mbuyiseni Ndlozi sends his bae Mmabatho Montsho a sweet birthday shout-out

Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and Mmabatho Montsho are just so cute though!

Wow wow wow what nonsense is this. How can you invade someone's private life like this. Is this allowed
Nothing happening in SA today!! Report on the children being kidnapped in our country!!!! GBV !!!

2020-10-20 07:58:00 PM

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Listed property should be considered an entry point into commercial real estate

Instead of hurtling towards an apocalypse, the sector seems to be filled with opportunity

2020-10-20 07:58:00 PM

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OPINIONISTA: There’s a lot riding on the outcome of the US presidential election in terms of Africa’s relations with China

OPINIONISTA: There’s a lot riding on the outcome of the US presidential election in terms of Africa’s relations with China

2020-10-20 07:55:00 PM

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US suing Google in biggest antitrust case in decades

US suing Google in biggest antitrust case in decades

2020-10-20 07:55:00 PM

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Khaya Sithole: What’s the state’s role in business?

State participation is valid when the market can’t deliver what’s needed, such as roads and rail networks and telecommunications. But banks and airlines are private enterprise concerns, writes Khaya Sithole.

CoruscaKhaya Yet the STATE IN SouthAfrica does not deliver on road electricity infrastructure

2020-10-20 07:55:00 PM

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MARKET WRAP: Rand and JSE gain for third day as markets await update on US stimulus

The rand has gained 2% against the dollar since September 1

2020-10-20 07:51:00 PM

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Stalled tobacco bill may go to cabinet by year-end

The draft bill was released for public comment in mid-2018 and elicited more than 21,000 submissions 🔒

2020-10-20 07:45:00 PM

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Senzo Meyiwa's family not aware of alleged discovery of gun used to kill the soccer player

National police spokesperson Vish Naidoo said police would communicate once there was a breakthrough in the case.

2020-10-20 07:45:00 PM

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More than 100 police officers on GBV charges, including murder and rape

As many as 139 police officers have gender-based violence (GBV) charges hanging over their heads — and this at just 13 police stations across SA.

The ANC in their warped quest to control everything has failed all its people including cops. Rotten from the head down. What they have never taken into account is accountability! Now let’s pray that justice prevails and all the rot in this swamp is drained sooner than later
Being a policeman requires a special type of person with the right ethos and desire to make a difference in the world. They need to be assessed and correctly trained b4 being employed in a job that can be soul destroying and traumatic. They need trauma support/ non existent in SA

2020-10-20 07:42:00 PM

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Behind the Springboks' Journey to 2019 Rugby World Cup Glory

2020-10-20 07:37:00 PM

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Two guitars owned by rock legend Eddie Van Halen going up for auction | Channel

Two guitars owned by rock legend Eddie Van Halen going up for auction

2020-10-20 07:35:00 PM

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More than 100 police officers on GBV charges, including murder and rape

This is according to police minister Bheki Cele in a written parliamentary response to the DA this week.

Hehehehehe Cele is funny but let me keep quiet

2020-10-20 07:30:00 PM

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How Dauda's time at Pirates planted the seeds for Ofori's own journey to the Bucs

Orlando Pirates’ new goalkeeper signing Richard Ofori has revealed that the seeds of playing for the Soweto giants were planted for him in a conversation with fellow Ghana international shot-stopper and ex-Buccaneer Fatau Dauda.

2020-10-20 07:27:00 PM

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More players heading for the exit door at Sundowns‚ warns co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi

More players are expected to head for the exit door at Mamelodi Sundowns after co-coach Manqoba Mngqithi warned that they would continue to wield the axe in the coming days in a bid to reduce the squad to a more manageable size.

2020-10-20 07:15:00 PM

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IN QUOTES | Duduzane Zuma: 'I'm not on social media, so comments should not be attributed to me'

Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, has denied being active on social media.

2020-10-20 07:05:00 PM

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Joburg Open heralds return of international golf to SA

Joburg Open heralds return of international golf to SA

2020-10-20 07:04:00 PM

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Pipeline theft sees crude oil flow into Durban river

The KwaZulu-Natal government is scrambling to clean a crude oil spill into Durban's Umbilo River which poses an environmental risk.

2020-10-20 07:04:00 PM

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Two new special episodes of Euphoria coming to Showmax ahead of season 2 | Channel

Two new special episodes of Euphoria coming to Showmax ahead of season 2

2020-10-20 07:02:00 PM

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Man United, Liverpool in talks to join new European super league

Manchester United and Liverpool are in talks with Europe's elite clubs to join a new FIFA-backed tournament.

2020-10-20 06:52:00 PM

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KZN man seven years on the run rearrested on two murder charges

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a man who has been on the run for seven years after being released on bail while on murder charges.

2020-10-20 06:50:00 PM

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State wants licence fees from streaming, mobile view

Communications deputy minister Pinky Kekana told parliament's portfolio committee on communications this week that the definition of TV licences was in its current form archaic and should be amended to include other electronic devices.

Disgusting!
The last kick of a drying horse

2020-10-20 06:33:00 PM

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Khanyi Mbau on ‘downgrading’ her home because of Covid-19

Khanyi's 'downgrade' felt like an upgrade to some fans.

2020-10-20 06:31:00 PM

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Drama in out of sorts TTM debut | Citypress

Their start may have been rocky, but TTM proved that they are prepared to fight.

2020-10-20 06:30:00 PM

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Crinums exact revenge on visiting Stings in Bloemfontein

The Free State Crinums avenged their earlier loss after beating the Western Cape Southern Stings in the second round of the Telkom Netball League on Tuesday afternoon.

2020-10-20 06:25:00 PM

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Mortified TTM coach Masutha apologises to the public after showing up at cup match with 14 players

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC (TTM) coach Joel Masutha has apologised to the South African football fraternity after his team embarrassingly lined up against SuperSport United with only 14 players on Saturday.

2020-10-20 06:21:00 PM

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Former JMPD officer sentenced for 2015 Bara taxi rank shooting

A former JMPD officer who shot at a fleeing taxi, injuring a woman, has been sentenced to three years' imprisonment, wholly suspended for five years, 24 months of which will be under correctional supervision.

2020-10-20 06:10:00 PM

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KZN MEC condemns brutal murder of traffic cop

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison Bheki Ntuli has condemned the murder of a traffic officer based in Estcourt.

2020-10-20 06:02:00 PM

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aQuellé to continue to float Midmar Mile despite water brand's troubles

Organisers of the annual Midmar Mile swimming race say they will continue to keep aQuellé as the official sponsor despite recent sexual abuse allegations levelled against the water manufacturer's owner, KwaSizabantu mission.

2020-10-20 06:00:00 PM

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Relief for Cricket SA as sports minister Nathi Mthethwa gives the green light to England tour

Relief for Cricket SA as sports minister Nathi Mthethwa gives the green light to England tour

2020-10-20 06:00:00 PM

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Disney classics 'Peter Pan', 'Aristocats' and 'Dumbo' get racism disclaimers

Classic Disney animated movies 'Peter Pan', 'Aristocats' and 'Dumbo' have been given content advisory notices.

2020-10-20 05:58:00 PM

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PICS: Upgrades to 1 Military Hospital High Care ward officially completed

The protracted renovation project to upgrade the High Care Ward at 1 Military Hospital has officially been completed.

2020-10-20 05:54:00 PM

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EDITORIAL: NPA needs its independence made explicit

2020-10-20 05:53:00 PM

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Oh mama! Former Idols SA contestant Phindy Dube reveals she's pregnant

Phindy and her fiancé Mthokozisi are expecting their first bundle of joy!

2020-10-20 05:49:00 PM

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US beckons for Mitchells Plain soccer prodigy

An aspiring soccer player from Mitchells Plain, Taariq Ganga, received an opportunity to travel to the US for a soccer scholarship.

2020-10-20 05:49:00 PM

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Hail to the king of classical cocktails

Gin is such a fascinating spirit, it has successfully shaken off its teacup reputation and landed in the hands of the cool kids.

2020-10-20 05:45:00 PM

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Scientists raise alarm over signs of vaccine 'hesitancy'

Scientists raise alarm over signs of vaccine 'hesitancy'

2020-10-20 05:43:00 PM

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