Here’s a look at all the latest news in South Africa with an overview of all of the country’s major headlines on Tuesday 27 August.
Mystery surrounds the death of Bosasa boss, Gavin Watson
President Cyril Ramaphosa heads to France and Japan
President Cyril Ramaphosa will undertake working visits to France and Japan to participate in a G7 Summit that will focus on eliminating inequalities globally, and the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VII) Summit that will strengthen partnership between Japan and African states
State Capture Commission zeros-in on the Free State
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, chaired by Deputy Chief Justice, Raymond Zondo, will hear testimony from former Free State MEC, Mxolisi Zokwana. The province came under the microscope for the corruption-ridden Estina Dairy Farm project which, although meant to uplift local farmers, was instead used as a looting scheme, with connections to top-level politicians and the infamous Gupta family.
Lesufi Shuts Down 20 fake schools in Ekurhuleni
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has shut down 20 bogus schools at Ivory Park in Ekurhuleni.
This follows an SABC News expose last week on illegal private schools operating in the area.
Springbok World Cup Squad Announced
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