#News24 ICYMI: Caster Semenya shines on Destiny Mag cover; Drama in Henri Van Breda case And State Capture is word of the year

Cape Town - ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine says people can't expect him  to be like Julius Malema, Judge asks if he should recuse himself from the Henri Van Breda case and another emotional day unfolds at the Life Esidimeni hearings.

Have a look at some of Monday's top stories on News24:

NSPCA considers lawsuit against NCOP chair Thandi Modise over 'farm of horrors'

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise could soon find herself in a private lawsuit brought by the NSPCA, after evading animal cruelty charges for over three years.

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Caster Semenya looks stunning on Destiny Mag cover

The South African gold medal winner flashes a bright smile on the latest cover of the monthly magazine.

Channel24 has the pictures 

Van Breda expert witness never worked in forensic lab - State

The expert DNA witness hired by Henri Van Breda’s defence team has never worked in a forensic laboratory, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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Scenes from Somalia truck explosion; more than 300 killed

A truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia, has killed more than 300 people. The death toll is set to rise as rescuers continue to recover bodies in the city.

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Life Esidimeni: Family learns of man's death, more than 6 months later

The mother of one of the Life Esidimeni patients, who was moved to an unlicensed NGO, left the arbitration hearing sobbing after testimony that the family was informed of his death more than six months later.

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News24 water investigation: Warnings and a turning point

The drought gripping the Western Cape could not have been foreseen a decade ago, the City of Cape Town maintains, adding that new plans will in all likelihood come with significant tariff increases.

Investigative journalist Caryn Dolley filed this report

Record books show Hashim Amla in SEVEN of SA’s best 10 stands

Hashim Amla gets involved in double-century partnerships at one-day international level as if for fun.

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What nude underwear looks like on 5 South Africans with diverse body shapes

New local underwear brand Gugu Intimates is the “first African premium skin coloured underwear brand for brown skin tones." It's a brand which has finally changed the norm of "nude" underwear meaning beige rather than an array of beige to brown towns.

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State Capture named SA word of the year

State Capture has come out tops as the 2017 South African word of the year, beating White Monopoly Capital and Blesser.

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Maine: People can't expect me to be like Malema

Beleaguered ANC Youth League leader Collen Maine says those who are critical of his style of leadership are confused by the different approaches to leading an organisation.

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