#News24 ICYMI: Vincent Smith assisted former Bosasa boss’ son to get ANC job; Proteas Women lose major sponsorship; and Three firefighters die following Johannesburg building fire
Markus Jooste pins Steinhoff collapse on businessman Andreas Seifert, R1bn 'lost' to cash-in-transit robbers in 8 years – Hawks, and The Voice SA winner Craig Lucas opens up about his sexuality in a moving letter.
Here are today’s top stories:
Top ANC MP Vincent Smith confirmed that he 'assisted' former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi's son to get a job at the ANC in Gauteng in 2015.
Three firefighters have died after battling a blaze in a building belonging to the Gauteng government.
Steinhoff’s former CEO Markus Jooste has blamed the collapse of the share price on market uncertainty created by the delayed release of the 2017 financial statements due to allegations of accounting irregularities by a former business associate.
More than R1bn has been "lost" as a result of cash-in-transit robberies in the eight years between 2008 and 2016, according to the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI).
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly assisted former first lady Grace Mugabe to return home, following the death of her mother Ambuya Idah Marufu last Thursday.
The lengthy note started off with the singer talking about his battle with depression, as well as suicidal thoughts that plagued him in 2016. "I had been thinking about suicide a lot. It scared me,” he wrote, going on to explain what led to him hitting “rock bottom”.
The Springboks' recent record in Australia does not provide much encouragement heading into Saturday's Rugby Championship clash in Brisbane.
Family members and friends of Charmaine Erick are at a loss for words after the 21-year-old was almost kidnapped in Rembrandt Park, north of Johannesburg, on Tuesday afternoon.
Momentum has been sponsoring the women's national side for the last five years, but Sport24 can confirm that the relationship has now ended.
Four people in a hired car, which had door panels stuffed with what could be the spoils of an Eastern Cape cash-in-transit heist, were arrested near Sasolburg on Tuesday, police said.
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