South Africa 11.6.2015 07:28 pm

Tomorrow’s news today: Nkandla, TB Joshua and sardines

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu (L) looks on as  ANC general secretary Gwede Mantashe speaks at a  media briefing.  File Picture: Nigel Sibanda

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu (L) looks on as ANC general secretary Gwede Mantashe speaks at a media briefing. File Picture: Nigel Sibanda

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe yesterday said assertions made by his party’s MP Paul Mashatile that he did not agree with the Nkandla report were not the views of the organisation.

Nkandla sparks ANC squabble

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe yesterday said assertions made by his party’s MP Paul Mashatile that he did not agree with the Nkandla report were not the views of the organisation.

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko released the report last month in which he said he found that President Jacob Zuma must not pay back a cent for the security upgrades spent to his Nkandla private home.

He went on to recommend that more money be spent on Nkandla.

Sardines hit Durban shores

Sardine shoals are expected to reach Durban in the next few days, creating a frenzy of excitement that could result in thousands of visitors flocking to the KwaZulu-Natal coast.

The KZN Sharks Board reported spotting pockets of sardines around Umgababa beach, south of Durban.

People using nets around Umgababa are reported to have has successful sardine catches in the past two days.

TB Joshua throwing birthday party in South Africa

Controversial preacher TB Joshua is throwing his birthday party in South Africa and relatives of believers who died when a building collapsed at his church in Nigeria are being invited to share a free meal.

TB Joshua is also offering free transport to the the venue in Midrand.

However, some of the collapse victim’s families are fuming, saying he was dishonouring their grieving time.

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