Neo Thale
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5 May 2021
4:50 am

Daily news update: Ace given marching orders, Please Call Me inventor wants his money

Neo Thale

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Port of Durban. Picture: Screenshot

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Ace Magashule must step aside or be suspended

Ace Magashule

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. Picture: Gallo Images/Sunday Times/Alon Skuy

It seems like ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule will be suspended from the party as he stands trial on corruption charges.

Covid-19: Crew on ship from India test positive in Durban

Transnet National Ports Authority has confirmed that 14 crew members of a vessel, the Eaubonne, which is currently docked at the Port of Durban after sailing from India, have tested positive for Covid-19.

Port of Durban. Picture: Screenshot

Transnet National Ports Authority has confirmed that 14 crew members of a vessel, the Eaubonne, which is currently docked at the Port of Durban after sailing from India, have tested positive for Covid-19.

‘Order Vodacom to pay me R10 billion,’ Please Call Me inventor tells court

For Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate, the time for talk with Vodacom is over and he now wants a judge to step in and make the call on how much the mobile giant owes him for his brainchild.

Supporters of the #PleaseCallMe movement protest outside Vodacom headquarters in support of Nkosana Makate on 31 January 2019 in Midrand. Picture: Gallo Images/Sowetan/Thulani Mbele

For Please Call Me inventor Nkosana Makate, the time for talk with Vodacom is over and he now wants a judge to step in and make the call on how much the mobile giant owes him for his brainchild.

What we know about Leo Prinsloo, the ballsy driver who foiled a CIT heist

Leo Prinsloo

Leo Prinsloo. Picture: Facebook / The Edge Shooting Academy

Most people would abandon ship when bullets start raining down on you from all angles. Not Leo Prinsloo, the cash van driver who outwitted would-be robbers during a highly charged cash-in-transit heist attempt on Thursday, 22 April.

WATCH: Jacob Zuma participates in TikTok dance challenge

Jacob Zuma TikTok

Jacob Zuma: Picture: Instagram

When the Covid-19 pandemic began and the global population was forced into strict lockdowns, many participated in viral TikTok trends and dances, including former president Jacob Zuma and his family.

10-man Chiefs pay the penalty as Mnyamane grabs last minute winner for TTM

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila-Kaizer Chiefs

Lebogang Manyama of Kaizer Chiefs challenged by Thabo Rakhale of Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila during a DStv Premiership match at Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane, on Tuesday. TTM beat Chiefs 2-1. (Kabelo Leputu/BackpagePix)

A last minute penalty by Thabo Mnyamane saved Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila blushes after they almost let a 10-men Kaizer Chiefs steal a point in their DStv Premiership match at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday evening.