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21 October 2018 10:38 AM Gungubele: Rescuing VBS would send message that 'criminals can steal' and state will bail out

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele has cautioned against a bailout of VBS Mutual Bank, saying rescuing the bank would send a message that “criminals can steal” and the state would pay, according to a Sunday Times report. Some MPs in the African National Congress (ANC) caucus have argued that government must step in to save the beleaguered bank, just as it did with African 22

20 October 2018 6:37 PM TIMELINE: How the Saudi narrative of Khashoggi's killing changed in 20 days

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (also known as MBS), entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He was not seen since. The Saudi ambassador to Washington, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, described the allegations as "malicious leaks and grim rumours" 23

20 October 2018 6:31 PM Ronaldo celebrates landmark goal, but Juve's perfect run broken

Rome - Cristiano Ronaldo scored, but a wasteful Juventus had to settle for a 1-1 stalemate at home to Genoa to end the Italian champions' perfect start to the season on Saturday. With eight Serie A wins and two in the Champions League Juve were all set to extend that fine run when Ronaldo put Massimiliano Allegri's men into a first-half lead. But Juve were made to pay for failing 24

20 October 2018 11:47 AM Magashule rejects 'baseless' claims of Gupta meeting over R140m deal

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has dismissed allegations that he took former MEC Mxolisi Dukwana to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound seven years ago to discuss a R140m deal. According to court papers brought by Dukwana, Magashule took the former MEC to the Guptas' Saxonwold compound in 2011, where Tony Gupta tried to strong-arm Dukwana into approving 41

18 October 2018 11:20 AM Malaysia opposition leader arrested for corruption

Malaysia's opposition leader was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of corruption, a fresh blow to his party which was ousted at elections this year after six decades in power. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, was detained after being questioned by anti-corruption authorities. He will be charged 23

18 October 2018 10:23 AM Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545 000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports minister Hassan Wario and two other former sports ministry officials 23

18 October 2018 5:15 AM Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims – report

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations. According to Nyasa Times, police confirmed the incident, adding that Mathias James forced his way into the woman’s house after drinking beer in a neighbouring village. James beat the deceased woman with a wooden spoon. The attack was so hard that the woman 21

17 October 2018 6:09 PM British cyclist killed in Alps was 'a monster', mother says

London - The mother of a British cyclist killed by a hunter in the Alps has celebrated his death, saying she believed he was responsible for raping a young girl, British media reported on Wednesday. The claims made by Katrina Toghill and the alleged victim, as reported by The Sun newspaper, were denied by the girlfriend and father of the late cyclist 46

16 October 2018 5:20 PM Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes

Liberia's government says it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. The More Than Me organisation says in a statement that founder Katie Meyler has taken a leave of absence until a separate, independent audit requested by the charity is complete. Meyler's work had been praised 20

16 October 2018 3:12 AM KZN man accused of raping stepdaughter 900 times to appear in court

The 43-year-old man accused of raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter at least 900 times is expected to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday. Last week, the case was postponed after the court heard that the psychologist's report on the child and DNA analysis report had not been completed. He is charged with rape, sexual grooming 23