Neo Thale
Night digital supervisor
2 minute read
15 Jun 2021
4:30 am

Daily news update: Tighter lockdown rules loading, Motsepe a ‘poor’ billionaire?

Neo Thale

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Tighter lockdown restrictions imminent, warns acting health minister

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Speaking to SABC on Sunday, the acting health minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, expressed concern over the spike in Covid-19 cases and warned that tighter lockdown restrictions could be implemented.

WATCH: Racial tensions reach boiling point outside high school in Mpumalanga

Witbank Technical High School

Violence ensued outside the Witbank Technical High School in Mpumalanga between parents on Monday morning. Picture: Screenshot

Witbank Technical High School in Mpumalanga was the scene of violent confrontations and physical fights between parents outside Witbank Technical High School on Monday morning.

eNCA’s Shahan Ramkissoon alleges hit was placed on him

eNCA's Anchor fears for life: Journalist rattled after death threat

eNCA’s news anchor Shahan Ramkissoon. Picture: Instagram

On Sunday, eNCA’s news anchor Shahan Ramkissoon tweeted in a panic that he received a text message from an unnamed person who was at a hostel when he was ordered to carry out a hit on the journalist.

Gqeberha woman gets 12 years in prison for raping teen boy

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A 29-year-old Gqeberha woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping a 13-year-old boy in June 2020.

Did Mosimane call Motsepe a ‘poor’ billionaire? 

Pitso Mosimane-Patrice Motsepe

Pitso Mosimane and Patrice Motsepe together in happier times after winning the 2016 Caf Champions League. Picture: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix.

The animosity between Mamelodi Sundowns and Pitso Mosimane seems to grow every week, following the public spat relating to a signing-on fee, which Downs have demanded back from Mosimane’s wife Moira Tlhagale, who acts as ‘Jingles” agent at MT Sports Management & Marketing.